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Charlotte SunAND WEEKLY HERALDCLASSIFIED: Comics 7-10 | Dear Abby 10 | TV Listings 11 THE SUN: Obituaries 5 | Legals 8 | Crosswords 9 | Police Beat 9 | Viewpoint 10 | Opinion 11 VOL. 122 NO. 289An Edition of the SunAMERICAS BEST COMMUNITY DAILYTHURSDAY OCTOBER 16, 2014www.sunnewspapers.net $1.00 Sunny, pleasant and less humid83 62 High Low Look inside for valuable couponsThis years savings to date ...S UN COUPON VALUE METER CHARLIE SAYS ...Mmm pie!INDEX | 705252000258 Daily Edition $1.00 $104,324 SECOND POSITIVE EBOLA TEST ROYALS SWEEP ORIOLESKansas City earns its first trip to the World Series since 1985. The Ebola crisis in the U.S. took another alarming turn Wednesday with word that a second Dallas nurse contracted the disease. SPORTS: Lotto 2 THE WIRE: Nation 2 | State 2 | Business 4-5 | Weather 6 | World 6 Charlotte Sun An Edition of the Sun Sleeper sofa, $275In Todays Classifieds! THE WIRE PAGE 1CALL US AT 941-206-1000SPORTS PAGE 1As immediate past chair of the Florida Press Association, I had the privilege last night of welcoming the audience to the gubernatorial debate between Charlie Crist and Rick Scott. I hope you watched the debate, which was supported by Leadership Florida and the Florida Press Association. The lead-up to the debate was not without controversy. Libertarian candidate Adrian Wyllie sued the Florida Press Association because the rules of the debate excluded Wyllie from the debate. He did not poll at least 15 percent, so he was not invited on stage. Our 15 percent threshold was easier to meet than the criteria being used by Telemundo and CNN in the other two televised debates. Not everyone thought our 15 percent polling threshold was fair. I am extremely disappointed in your publisher and newspapers. Your company has elected to support restricting information available to voters, rather than exercise your power as The Third Estate (ha). I am speaking of the decision by the FPA (which you support) to specically exclude Adrian Wyllie and other ballot candidates from the upcoming campaign debates. If a candidate has paid their state fee and is on the ballot, they deserve to be heard from in any supposedly impartial debate. But they are not impartial debates, since you have preselected who you want the winners to be. This is of course based upon how much money each campaign spends, including with your newspapers. You have become part of the problem. This disgusts me. Be assured I will no longer be reading your newspaper through subscription or at the newsstand. You have crossed the line from commercial ad-selling enterprise into an enemy of freedom. You do not deserve the protections guaranteed by millions of American deaths over the last 233 years. You should be ashamed to call yourselves news-people. BC The election season always brings on the passion of the public. In America, everyone has a vote and a voice. We did not pick Scott and Crist, but exclude Wyllie, from the debate because of the amount of money Scott and Crist spent with our newspaper. Only in my dreams, BC, have we gotten money from the Crist or Scott campaign for newspaper advertising. Your unfortunate willingness to make the leap in logic that we included Scott and Crist, but left out Wyllie, because of advertising money and are, therefore, an enemy of freedom is an excellent example of todays political discussion. We set the threshold at a candidate polling at least 15 percent because that was a reasonable proxy for how interested the public is in what a candidate might have to say. Last I knew, there were 10 people who had led to run for governor. It is unlikely Crist and Scott would have shown up to a carnival of debate with eight fringe candidates. Even if they were agreeable, do we really want to have 10 people, including eight with no chance of winning, on stage, sharing just an hour debate? Would that help enlighten the public about the two candidates they are likely to vote for? Several of our editors and publishers around Florida, including me, met Adrian Wyllie in person this summer. We each individually invited him to come visit us in person where we would give him a chance to express his views to the public through our paper. He never took us up on the offer. David Dunn-Rankin is president and publisher of the Sun. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.Enemy of freedom CHARLOTTE COUNTY Two weeks after it decided to hold off on teacher raises until the middle of the school year, the Charlotte County School Board has reversed its stance. In front of a crowd of teachers in red union shirts, the board voted 4-1 Tuesday night to approve the Charlotte Florida Education Associations contract for the 2014-15 school year. Board chairman Ian Vincent cast the dissenting vote. The contract includes raises retroactive to July 1 for teachers close to the top of the pay scale who did not receive an increase last year, as well as a pay increase for all other teachers that would be effective Jan. 1. Teachers receive pay increases on a step schedule based on years of experience, generally amounting to a few hundred dollars. The total value of the raises is $450,000, according to Mike Riley, school district spokesman. Im elated, said Renee Wiley, assistant CFEA president, who vowed to go back to the table and renegotiate the contract after the boards decision last month to delay raises. Still, the question is: Why in two weeks time did the School Board change its position? Superintendent Doug Whittaker said the district found room in the budget Teachers get raisesBy SOMMER BROKAWSTAFF WRITERCharlotte School Board reverses contract stanceTEACHERS | 6 Flickers of feathers SUN PHOTO BY CHRISTY FEINBERGTwo northern ickers, the yellow-shafted kind, were spotted recently in a Punta Gorda area tree. The male, on the right, has a black mustache. The year-round birds have seen their population signicantly decline, according to National Geographic.MURDOCK The inaugural Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix in April nds itself swimming $54,511 in the red. According to a Charlotte County Clerk of the Court audit, the boat race organizers generated $313,939 in revenues but racked up $368,450 in expenses. All I can tell you right now is I am glad (the county) nally nished its audit, race promoter Jerry York said Wednesday. We are still set on our dates. No deposit has been made to secure the dates, but a second high-powered boat race in the Gulf off Englewood Beach is tentatively scheduled for April 12 or April 19, 2015, York said. Commissioners are expected to discuss the audit and the future of the boat race at their workshop, scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday in Room 106-B, Building B of Charlotte County Administration Center, 18500 Murdock Circle. County commissioners committed up to $250,000 as seed money for the rst two years of the high-performance boat race off Englewood Beach. Of the countys money, $180,000 was spent to stage the race in April. Subtracting the countys contribution, the race events generated $133,939 in sponsorships, tickets, T-shirt and other sales. The revenues generated by the event could not be substantiated by the audit since no supporting documentation was made available, the report Audit shows first boat race lost moneyBy STEVE REILLYSTAFF WRITERAUDIT | 6BRADENTON Charlotte County Commissioner Chris Constance called for the termination of Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authoritys Executive Director Pat Lehman on Wednesday, claiming that Lehman constantly abused his authority and undermined the direction of the governing board. Constance said a cavernous abyss existed between Lehmans leadership and the desires of the board, which features other county commissioners from Sarasota, DeSoto and Manatee, and that Lehman, not the board itself, was making policy decisions. Constance blasted Lehman as part of Lehmans annual review of his job performance. He accused Lehman of actually being in control of the regions water supply, and purposely shutting out North Port and Punta Gorda from being voting members of the water authority. Constance also called Lehmans $100,000-plus annual salary bloated. This is a blatant case of the tail wagging the dog, Constance added. Lehman declined to comment on Constances statements, saying that he had only received Constances written comments just prior to the meeting and had not had time to review them. Constance calls for authority chiefs ousterBy DREW WINCHESTERSTAFF WRITERCONSTANCE | 6 DavidDUNNRANKINPRESIDENT AND PUBLISHERPUBLISHERS INBOX NEXT STEPThe teachers received their raises. Negotiations are scheduled to begin next week on the pay for noninstructional workers. CONSTANCE INSIDEPunta Gorda continues to wrestle with its own water woes See story, page 4
Our Town Page 2 E/N/C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 GOVERNMENT TODAYSouth Gulf Cove, Non-Urban Street & Drainage Unit Advisory Committee meeting, 10 a.m., 18400 Murdock Circle, PC. 575-3656. EVENTS Easy Does It Club, offers AA & Alanon meetings daily from 7:30 am to 9:00 pm at 23312 Harper Ave,. PC. Call 941-629-0110 Project Linus, Quilt blankets for kids 9-11am Huckys Softball Training 17426 Abbott Ave Nancy 627-4364 AARP #80 Metting, River Commons, 2305 Aaron, PC 9:30-11am. Breakfast Buffet. Area Agency on aging Speaker. Guest Welcome.525-2322 Deep Creek Elks 2763, Lunch With Peggy 11-2:30 Cold Sandwiches Only, Lodge Business Meeting @ 7pm FC Senior Fellowship, Fellowship Church Seniors meet the 3rd Thurs of the month for lunch & fellowship @ Eng. Sports Cplx @11am 475-7447 Port Charlotte Elks, Lunch Specials 11-2, Dinner Specials 5-7. Mahjong at 1pm. Pizza Specials FC Senior Fellowship, Fellowship Church Seniors meet the 3rd Thurs of the month for lunch & fellowship @ Eng. Sports Cplx @11am 475-7447 Punta Gorda Elks, Lunch 11am-2pm;FLO Meeting 10:30am;Dinner 5-8pm;Bingo 6:30-8:30pm@25538 ShorePG637-2606,members & guests Punta Gorda Elkettes, Elkettes Thrift Shop Open to the Public from 11:30am to 2:30pm @ 25538 Shore, PG, 637-2606 P.G. Rotary Club, Meets weekly at the Isle Yacht Club, 1780 W. Marion Avenue Punta Gorda, 12:00N-1:00PM. FMI Frank Bell 239-340-1747 Mural/History Walk, 4:45p.m. at corner of Marion & Taylor. Free tour, more info Libby Schaefer 941 639-8217 Gallery Walk Downtown, Third Thursday Gallery walk 5 to 8pm all over downtown Punta Gorda art, demos, music, munchies and more GOVERNMENT TODAYDRC meeting, Development Review Committee, 9am, Conference Room 2,1001 Sarasota Center Blvd., Sarasota, 861-5000 Parks & Recreation, Advisory Board meeting, 6:30pm, North Port City Hall, Room 244, 4970 City Hall Blvd., off Sumter Blvd. 429-7000 Planning Commission, meeting, 6:30pm, Robert L. Anderson Admin Center, 4000 S. Tamiami Trail, South Venice. 861-5000 GOVERNMENT TODAYSouth Gulf Cove, Non-Urban Street & Drainage Unit Advisory Committee meeting, 10 a.m., 18400 Murdock Circle, PC. 575-3656. EVENTS Wildflower Central!, Hunt for wildflowers with Nancy Edmondson at Manasota Scrub Preserve, Thu, Oct 16, 8 am. 941-861-5000. Legion Casino Trip, Legion Auxiliarys Casino Trip (Immokalee) 9-6pm, $25 per person, 3436 Indiana Rd, 697-3616. Badminton, 9:00 12:00p, Englewood Sports Complex, 941-861-1980. $2.00 per player. Crafty Ladies, Handcrafted items every Thursday 9-11:30am (except holidays). Oaks Cove, Gulf Cove UMC, 1100 McCall, PC. 697-5533 Seminole Casino Trip, $25 p.p. incl coach, play book, 1 free drink. Bus leaves Legion Post #113 @ 9 am, back at 6pm. Barbara-by 10/13-697-1455 Ewd Country Liners, 9:3011:30 AM, Christ Lutheran Church,, 701 N Indiana Ave. Begin/intermed. line dances. Public welcome. Nancy 474-6027 Line Dancing (Beg), 9-30 to 11-30 American Legion Post 113, 3436 Indiana Road Rotonda West (Beg) Phone Eve at 941 697 8733 | CHARLOTTE EVENTS Sunday Band Concert, Charlotte County Concert Band to kick-off 41st concert season with Ports of Call. Conductor DeVere Fader will take the band on a musical trip around the world. Sun., Oct. 19, 2:00 p.m., Cultural Center, 2280 Aaron St., PC. $11 (members); $12 (nommembers); $13 day of show. 941-625-9175. Collector Car Display, Thurs., Oct. 16, 5 to 8 p.m. The Veteran Motor Car Club of America will display collector cars at the corner of W. Marion Ave. & Taylor St. (across from Jacks on Marion), PG, during Gallery Walk. Non modified vehicles at least 20 yrs. old welcome. No need to have been in the military. 941-626-4452. Featured EventsPAID ADVERTISEMENTS Tour de North Port Bicycle Ride, Register now for the 5th Annual Tour de North Port, Its the Green Pumpkin by People for Trees, Inc. at www.peoplefortrees.com. 15/35/65 scenic miles. Trick or Treat rest stops; Costume Contests. Catered breakfast, lunch, mobile SAG. 8am, Sun., Oct. 26, 2757 Sycamore St., NP. $40. 426-9752. Amvets Post 2000 Whiffle Ball Golf Tourn, Amvets Post 2000 Charity Whiffle Ball Golf Tourney, 9am, Sat., Nov 8. Reg Forms at Post 2000. $15 p/p includes lunch. Proceeds to Personal Ponies,, providing therapy to Autistic Children. Donations can be mailed to Amvets Post 2000, 401 Ortiz Blvd, North Port, 34287. Call 941-780-8466 for info. Candidates come to North Port, Morgan Family Community Center, 6207 W. Price Blvd., NP. Tues., Oct. 21, 6:30 pm social and refreshments. Meet: Henry Lawrence, Candidate for 16th Cong. Dist., Ken Marsh, Candidate for Sarasota School Bd., Ray Porter, Candidate for Sarasota Co. Commission. Free event. For info, call 941-275-9195. Featured EventsPAID ADVERTISEMENTS Re-grand opening of Trinkets & Treasures, All jewelry, including sterling silver, 50% off. Greeting cards 3/$1. Vera Bradley 35-50% off. Everything else 25% off only on Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 16-18; 10am to 4pm Thurs. & Fri.; 10am to 3pm Sat. 2801 Placida Rd., Englewood. Register for doorprizes. For info, call 941-697-0275. Featured EventPAID ADVERTISEMENT | ENGLEWOOD EVENTSThe SUN (USPS 743170) is published daily at Sun Coast Media Group, Inc., 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980-2100. Periodicals postage paid at Punta Gorda, FL. Postmaster: Please send address changes to the SUN, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, Florida 33980-2100.Chairman .................................. Derek Dunn-Rankin .....................941-206-1001 Publisher ................................... David Dunn-Rankin .....................941-206-1003 Executive Editor ........................ Chris Porter .................................941-206-1134 Advertising Director .................. Leslee Peth ..................................941-205-6400 Circulation Director ................... Mark Yero ....................................941-206-1300 Arcadian Editor ......................... Susan E. Hoffman ........................863-494-0300 Arcadian Publisher .................... Joe Gallimore ..............................863-494-0300 Charlotte Sun Editor .................. Phil Fernandez ............................941-206-1168 North Port Sun Publisher .......... 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Tickets for the Friday performance are $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Refreshments will be served. All are invited. Life Port is at 390 Flamingo Blvd., Port Charlotte. For more information, call Pat Evans or Brenda Niswander at 941-255-5544, ext. 259.PHOTOS PROVIDED BY GAYLE CARWILELeft: Adults at Life Port have roles including witnesses for the defense or the prosecution, or are members of the jury. Joe DeRado, who is playing Mr. Murderer, with Renita DeRado, portraying Ms. Deceitful. The play Sin vs. Jesus a courtroom drama will be held at 7p.m. Friday at Life Port Church, 390 Flamingo Blvd., Port Charlotte. Five sins have decided that they will try and convince the people that Jesus does not exist so they decide to take Him to court knowing that He will not show up. Here, the defense attorney (Tom Hilbish) is at left of the judge, (Joyce Moore); in the witness stand is Ms. Lust (Debbie Toth) and the prosecuting attorney (Todd Toth). 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Our Town Page 4 E/N/C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS PUNTA GORDA The citys water woes run deep. After months and months of trying to convince, cajole, plead and otherwise beg ofcials from the Southwest Florida Water Management District, better known as Swiftmud, to fund Punta Gordas proposed reverse-osmosis watertreatment plant, city leaders are no closer to a resolution. Wednesday, City Council members signed off on a letter that essentially rejects a proposal made last week by the Peace River/Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority to sell water to the city and move ahead with the Phase 1 inter connect, in exchange for Swiftmud funding. Earlier this year, water district ofcials agreed to partially fund the testing phase for the RO plant a $28 million project city leaders say will improve the citys long-standing water-quality problems, while keeping down utility costs for city ratepay ers on the condition that Punta Gorda joins the water authority in its quest to build a $14 million regional pipeline. Under the authoritys proposal, the city would buy water from the authority for a period of seven years, with a price tag of roughly $12 million. City leaders say thats too expensive, and it still leaves Punta Gorda with poor-quality water. The RO plant option is more cost-effective, while also addressing other signicant environmental and long-term planning issues that the pipeline option does not, City Manager Howard Kunik said. If the council were to accept the authoritys proposal, it would be impossible to explain to ratepayers that the city has selected an option (that) is not the most cost-effective and does not solve the entire problem. Instead, the city proposes paying an amount equal to the portion paid by each of the four counties (Sarasota, Charlotte, DeSoto and Manatee) that make up the authoritys board, either in one lump sum or over a three-year period. If we are to make any kind of contribution to the Phase 1 Pipeline, I think it should be equal to what the other authority members are contributing, City Councilwoman Carolyn Freeland said. We should not be contributing more. Any contributions will be contingent, city leaders said, on Swiftmud releasing the money earmarked for the RO plants well eld testing. Were being cooper ative partners, Mayor Rachel Keesling said. Last year, the council decided to move ahead with the RO plant, and directed staff to apply for $14 million in Swiftmud funding, or half the total estimated project cost. But in June, Swiftmuds governing board rejected the citys application, saying it did not meet the districts multijurisdictional criteria. Instead, it tentatively agreed to fund a portion of the well eld testing, pending a deal for the construction of a pipeline that connects the authoritys watertreatment plant in DeSoto County to the citys Shell Creek plant. The now-infamous Phase 1 Pipeline a hot topic several years ago was abandoned by Charlotte County in 2006 because of nancial concerns. At that time, the project was estimated to cost $11 million; today, ofcials estimate it could cost up to $14 million.Email: email@example.comPunta Gordas water fight continuesBy BRENDA BARBOSASTAFF WRITER Humane Society thrift storesThe Suncoast Humane Societys thrift stores need donations of quality, sellable items. 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The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 www.sunnewspapers.net E/N/C Our Town Page 5 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS CHARLOTTE Russell John CoddingtonRussell John Coddington, 89, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Monday, Oct. 13, 2014. He was born June 25, 1925. Mr. Coddington moved to this area in 1985 from Dravosburg, Pa. He worked for G.C. Murphy Company as an Assistant Manager, and retired from Westinghouse, East Pgh Division. Mr. Coddington served in the U.S. Army, 33rd Division, 123rd Infantry Regular during World War II in New Guinea; Luzon, Philippines; and Japan. He also was in the 7th Army Almo Scouts as a radio operator. Mr. Coddington was a member of American Legion Post 110, Moose Lodge 2121 and Maple Leaf Golf & Country Club, and was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte. He is survived by his wife, Doris; daughter, Gail Rogers of Dravosburg; sons, Gary of McKeesport, Pa., and Glen of Temecula, Calif.; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at First Presbyterian Church of Port Charlotte, 2230 Hariet St., Port Charlotte. In lieu of owers, memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238.Herbert Lee CrossHerbert Lee Cross, 79, died Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, in Port Charlotte, Fla. Arrangements are by Charlotte Memorial Funeral Home, Cemetery and Crematory.Betty J. HofstedeBetty J. Hofstede, 81, of Port Charlotte, Fla., died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at her residence. Arrangements are by Lemon Bay Funeral Home and Cremation Services.Geraldine StrunkGeraldine Jerri Strunk, 86, passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Punta Gorda, Fla. She was born in Wineld, Tenn. Jerri raised her family in Oneida, Tenn., and lived there until she relocated to Punta Gorda in 2000. She loved the color orange, the Tennessee Volunteers and NASCAR. Jerri will be terribly missed by all who knew and loved her, but will always be remembered for her dry humor and incredible wit. She is survived by her sister, Joan Stringer; children, Michael (Dorothy) Strunk, Steven (Susan) Strunk and Kim (Bill) Terry; grandchildren, Steve (Kate) Strunk, Melissa (Carlton) Hughes, Bryce Strunk and Dustin Terry; and grandchildren, Madelyn and Benjamin Strunk, and Hannah and Adeline Hughes. Jerri was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Strunk; infant daughter, Pamela; and her siblings, Edith Wise, Hobert Creekmore, Herstel Creekmore, Elsie Acres, Reba Robinson and Murrel Creekmore. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, at First United Methodist Church of Punta Gorda, 507 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda. The family requests that donations be made to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County. Please visit the online tribute for Geraldine Jerri Strunk at www. kays-ponger.com to sign the guest book and offer condolences to the family.Clifford L. WileyClifford L. Cliff Wiley, 59, of Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. He was born Feb. 17, 1955, in Peoria, Ill. Cliff moved to this area in 1979 from Peoria. He was a retired Certied Nursing Assistant; a former reman of seven years in Arcadia, Fla., and the former owner of C.J. Wiley Aluminum Company. He was a member of VFW Mens Auxiliary 5690, Eagles Lodge 3296, Moose Lodge 2121 and American Legion Post 110. Cliff was of the Presbyterian faith. He is survived by his wife, Joan; daughters, Jennifer Kennedy of Port Charlotte, Fla., Stacy Eschert of Punta Gorda, and Mykel (Aaron) Beerwart of Port Charlotte; sons, Marc Hanson of Punta Gorda, and Matthew (Amber) Hanson of Port Charlotte; sisters, Cathy Rook of Norfolk, Va., Canna Wiley and Chris (Larry) Conklin, both of Port Charlotte, and Patty (Jerry) Schisler of Peoria; brother, C.J. (Teresa) Wiley of Arcadia; grandchildren, Allie (Rob) Munson, Emily Barley, Kaleb Smith, Kaden Hanson, Gabriel Zapf and Colton Hanson; and 19 nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be held at noon, with a service at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at VFW Post 5690 in Charlotte Harbor, Fla.ENGLEWOOD Betty L. FriedeBetty L. Friede, 85, of Englewood, Fla., died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. She was born Oct. 14, 1929, in Council Bluffs, Iowa, to Vern and Alma Breitkreutz. Betty moved to the Englewood area in 1955 from Wisconsin. She spent the summers in Cleveland, Ga., at Mountain Lakes, and wintered in Englewood. Betty is a member of Englewood United Methodist Church. She was a Sunday School Teacher at Green Street Church, and worked at Lemon Bay Drug Store on State Road 776 for 23 years. Betty loved the Atlanta Braves baseball team, and bird watching. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Marvin; daughter, Susan Newberry of Englewood; son, Gerry (Luann) Friede of Middleburg, Fla.; grandchildren, Teata Bonglio, Eben Barnes and Billy Newberry; great-grandchildren, Spencer, Zach, Dylan and Emma; and aunt, Betty Ward. She was preceded in death by her twin brother, Billy Breitkreutz; and her sister, Hazel Cagwin. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., with funeral services to follow, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Lemon Bay Funeral Home. Burial will be at Lemon Bay Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice. You may express your condolences to the family at www. lemonbayfh.com. Arrangements are by Lemon Bay Funeral Home and Cremation Services.John Allen KeaserJohn Allen Keaser, 81, of Englewood, Fla., died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. He was born April 25, 1933, in Mount Clemens, Mich. John lived in Berkley, Mich., and moved to Englewood in 1958, and then to Asheville, N.C., in 1993. John served in the Army during the Korean War. He was a carpenter/ builder, and served as the Chief of the Englewood Fire Department. He was a long-standing member of the Elks. John was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. He is survived by his wife, Gaynelle Keaser; children, Glen (Geraldine) Keaser of Arcadia, Fla., Laura (Michael) Fitzgerald of Englewood, Harry (Ellyn) Keaser of Fletcher, N.C., and John (Beth) Keaser Jr. of Englewood; stepsons, Neal Tedder and Keith Tedder; grandchildren, Kevin, Candyce, Robin, Kyle, Grant, Katie, Cody and Whitney; great-grandchildren, Nathan, Justice, Kolbe, Juliette, Jack, Luke and Kaley; brother, James Keaser of Michigan; sister, Janet Haapala of Florida; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Craig Keaser; and his rst wife, Daisy. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Lemon Bay Park, 570 Bay Park Blvd., Englewood.Henry John Schlachter Jr.Henry John Schlachter Jr., 83, of Englewood, Fla., passed away Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014. He was born Oct. 31, 1930, in Ridge, Long Island, N.Y., to Henry and Marie Schlachter. He served in the United States Army as an infantryman in the Wolf Hounds in Korea, and as an MP while stationed in Berlin, Germany. He worked as a Deputy Sheriff in Loudoun County, Va. Henry moved to Florida in 2002, after spending 37 years in Virginia. He attended San Pedro Catholic Church in North Port, Fla., and was a member of the VFW, American Legion, DAV, AMVETS, Moose, Elks and Eagles. Henry is survived by his wife of 49 years, Barbara; children, Henry III (Vel Ann), Angela and John; stepchildren, Billy Ray and Linda (Bob) Vipperman; grandchildren, Casey, Joshua, Jennifer, Bobbi Anne, John Matthew Jr., Emily Marie, Jessica, Elizabeth, Jay, Mike, Allie, Cody and Tessa Marie; and great-grandchildren, Aiden, Madison and Jaiden. Inurnment will take place at a later date at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, Fla. For online condolences, please visit www. mckeenorthport.com.Mary Ruth WinstonMary Ruth Winston, 68, of Englewood, Fla., died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Consulate Health Care of Port Charlotte, Fla. Arrangements are by Englewood Community Funeral Home Inc.NORTH PORT Timothy Joseph HillTimothy Joseph Hill, 65, of North Port, Fla., and formerly of Marietta, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. He was born March 7, 1949, in Marietta. Timothy served in the United States Army, and was awarded the Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He was a member of VFW Post 8203 and AMVETS Post 312. He is survived by his wife, Karen; daughter, Carla Rife; grandchildren, Whitney, Melissa and Brianna Rife; brothers, Steven Maibaur and Victor Hill; sister, Penny Bryan; sister-in-law, Peggy Wagner; brothers-in-law, Robert Morgenstern and James Morgenstern, and their families; nephew, Joe (Lindsay Wrathh) Wagner, and children, Lexi, Eden and Jolynne; and niece, Makayla Wagner. He was preceded in death by his parents, Woodrow and Ester Hill; brother, Paul Maibauer; and his fatherand mother-inlaw, Lewis and Lorraine Morgenstern. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at McKee Funeral Home, 14538 Tamiami Trail, North Port. For online condolences, please visit www.mckeenorthport. com. Arrangements are by McKee Funeral Home.DESOTO Wyvon Conrad TaylorWyvon Conrad Taylor, 43, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. He was born Aug. 13, 1971, in the Bahamas. Wyvon was raised in the Bahamas, and moved to Arcadia, Fla., in 1993. He loved to go deep-sea shing, to cook, and to meet new people. Wyvon is a beloved friend, husband, father, son, uncle and brother. He is survived by many who love and miss him, including his mother, Sandra (nee Thronebury) Taylor; wife, Kelli (nee Craven) Taylor; children, Jaxson and Addison Taylor, and Brooke and Brandon Taylor; former wife, Mariella Pedrini; brothers, Lowell Taylor and William Thronebury; sisters, Laurestine Fox and Cherielle Morales; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and close cousins. Wyvon was preceded in death by his father, Franklyn Alfred Taylor-Mena. There will be a private celebration of life for Wyvon at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. | OBITUARIES The family would like to thank Jerris Private Duty caregivers, Debi Desch, Hailey Gage and Dawn Mooring, for their unconditional love and support. | COMMUNITY | NEWS BRIEFSWine, cheese reception setKays-Ponger & Uselton Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, 635 E. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, will play host to a complimentary Wine and Cheese reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. The event will showcase Beth Ann Morrisons photography. Kays-Ponger & Uselton is proud to be part of Art in Public Places through the Arts & Humanities Council of Charlotte County. For more information, visit www.kays-ponger.com.Get Medicare infoAnnual Medicare enrollment one-on-one sessions will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays in the North Port Library conference room, 13800 S. Tamiami Trail. SHINE volunteer counselors will be available to answer your Medicare questions, help you enroll in a prescription drug plan, and help you with general issues. Bring your Medicare ID card and your list of medications with dosage information. Free; open to the public. For an appointment, call 1-866-413-5337.Writers blogEnglewood Authors is pleased to announce the creation of a communications blog, www. englewoodauthors. blogspot.com, targeted at the writing community in Englewood and greater Southwest Florida. 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Our Town Page 6 E/N/C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 to accommodate the teachers raises. We have 150 additional students. Thats more than we were projected to have, not more than last year, but more than we budgeted for, he said. With that money coming in (the state pays the district per student), Im now comfortable that we have the money to approve the contract. Bryan Bouton, CFEA president, said the union had negotiated in good faith, and they had always known the money was there. The hardest part about what happened is we had to renegotiate everything, he said. Tempers ared at the September board meeting, with some teachers saying they felt like they had been slighted. Board members explained the reason for their denial of the contract was simply nancial. For example, the board has not made a de cision on raises for noninstructional workers. When this was brought to us (last month), we werent certain of the money and we wanted to make sure the money was there not only for you, but also the support people, and Im happy its there, said School Board member Alleen Miller. Board member Barbara Rendellagreed, saying she voted against the contract last time because purely nancially she didnt know if the district had the money. The idea that our teachers werent deserving of a raise was never an issue, she said. Vincent agreed that teachers were deserving of a raise. Still, he was the only one to vote against the contract for the same reason he voted against it at the previous meeting. He prefers the district restore some previously cut items that affected student achievement such as elementary Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programs and elementary guidance counselors before awarding raises.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgTEACHERSFROM PAGE 1 stated. All the revenue was lumped into the deposits. (The auditors) could only utilize the (or ganizers) check register and bank statements to determine what funds were deposited into (the race organization) account. The report recommended to commissioners the boat race organizers adopt scal internal controls and adherence to generally accepted accounting principals. Among the $54,000 in unpaid expenses, more than $36,000 is owed to the Charlotte County Sheriffs Ofce, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Englewood Area Fire Control District, Charlotte County Fire/ EMS and the Sarasota County Sheriffs Ofce. The auditor noted, according to Yorks calculations, the county is owed $5,374.43 in sales taxes. The audit shows $37,400 in salaries, at $25 an hour, and $23,208 for expenses for the four principal or ganizers York, Robert and Kristen Randolph, and Kent Kretzler. The audit identified $1,656.50 in questionable expenses. The audit shows Super Boat International racing association received $80,000 to stage the event and another $9,563 for their hotel expenses. A $10,000 deposit for the 2015 racing event should have been made, but hasnt, according to the audit. However, from a county tourism perspective and as an inaugural event the boat race itself proved a success for Charlotte County, the sponsors and the racing association, said Sean Doherty, marketing and sports events manager for the Charlotte Harbor Visitor & Convention Bureau. The rst event is always the hardest, Doherty said. Staging a second power boat race should generate more revenues and be more cost-effective to stage, he said. The Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce sees benets in the return of the super boats. The chamber created a committee to stage festivities to augment the boat race. Chamber President Elaine Miller said the goal is to coordinate events that will increase support of Englewood business and the community. The Englewood community was mostly favorable to have a boat race off Manasota Key, Miller said. She supports having a second race. Chamber Executive Director Ed Hill said, If there was a way a race could be held with a charity or charities beneting from the event, held a different time of year and the Englewood community have owner ship in the event, I think it could be a tremendous event.Email: email@example.comAUDITFROM PAGE 1SUPER BOAT RACE AUDITCharlotte County posted the audit for the first Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix online in the agenda for the County Commissions Oct.21 workshop. The audit can be found at www.charlottefl.com/ outreach/agenda/20141021/20141021Agenda.pdf. The rest of the water authority board spoke highly of Lehmans work, with Sarasota County Commissioner Nora Patterson saying, I think hes doing a decent job. Hes meeting expectation. In other news, Douglas Manson, the water authoritys legal counsel, said a dispute resolution could be reached on Oct. 29 when administrative staffs from the counties and the water authority, along with a mediator, meet to solve a formal conict led by Charlotte County in September. Charlotte County objected to being assigned 79 percent of the cost to rebuild a 1991 water processing and treatment facility, which was originally set to cost $12.8 million. The cost was reduced by $2 million with money from authority reserves, leaving the four counties, along with North Port, to split the bill. Sarasota was set to pay $1.2 million of that gure, while Charlotte was targeted for $8.5 million. DeSoto County was set to incur just over $213,000 in costs, while the city of North Port was set to incur just under $870,000. Charlotte challenged the way the nancial responsibility was assigned because ofcials felt it did not change the level of reserved water capacity for the county, and worried it would cause undue burden on its own water customers. That gure has changed now that the water authority has been awarded $1.5 million from the state, but the board was more concerned about getting the issue resolved and moving forward. If I was a Charlotte County resident, Id be asking a lot of questions myself, said DeSoto County Commissioner Elton Langford. Charlotte County is paying a lot of attorney fees for something thats pretty cut and dried ... Its time to lay this to bed and move on. Meanwhile, water authority staff said the rebuild would be completed by April of next year and plan on testing the new system in December, just prior to Christmas. Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgCONSTANCEFROM PAGE 1HALLOWEEN EVENTS Mummies & Goblins Party, 10a.m.-noon Oct.23 at the George Mullen Activity Center, 1602 Kramer Way (near North Port City Hall, off Sumter Boulevard), North Port. For preschool children 2 through 5 years old, and their parents. Costume contest, makeand-take projects, games, photo opportunities and more. Cost, $4 in advance; $5 at the door. Space is limited. Online registration: www. cityofnorthport.com; click on the Parks and Recreation tab. Annual Haunted College, 5:30-7:30p.m. Oct.24 in Building O at Florida SouthWestern State College Charlotte Campus, 26300 Airport Road, Punta Gorda. Free; for all children younger than 12. Features free candy, games, prizes, themed rooms, and faculty and staff in creative costumes. There will be old favorites. such as airbrush tattoos and the cauldron toss, as well as new twists and surprises. For more information, contact Michael Beane at 941-637-5634 or email@example.com. Fifth Annual Haunting on the Harbor Halloween Festival and Haunted House at City Marketplace site in downtown Punta Gorda. Opens at 6p.m. Oct.24; 1p.m. Oct.25-26; 6p.m. Oct.30-31 (Haunted House only). Activities for both young and old. Children of all ages will enjoy the variety of carnival games where everyone is a winner. Also: large childrens play area with bounce houses, slides, rides and more; old-fashioned hayride a leisurely trip through the historic district of downtown Punta Gorda to view all of the Hallow een-themed decorated houses; costume contests throughout the weekend for adults, children and even dogs, with the adult contest divided into male, female and group categories, and the chil drens contest divided into three age groups; pumpkin patch with professional photographer; and live entertainment throughout the weekend Zombie University kicks things off at 8p.m. Oct.24; world-renowned hypnotist Richard Barker returns to the stage the evening of Oct.25, followed by the Jack Michael Band. Highlight is the Haunting on the Harbor Haunted House, with more than 5,000 air-conditioned square feet of twists and turns with a different fright around every corner. For children 10 and younger, The Not-So-Scary Fun House will be on-site. The Haunted House will be open throughout the weekend festival, Oct.25-27, and for special encore performances at 6p.m. Oct.30-31. Gate admission (all nights except Oct.31) is $3; children younger than 12 admitted free. Haunted House admission is $9. Oct.30 is student night: students with ID get $2 off. Additional fees will be charged for rides, games, food and beverages. For more information, visit www. puntagordahaunting.com, or call 941-637-5953. Halloween Sidewalk Chalk Competition, Oct.25 at the Tringali Recreation Center, 3460 N. Access Road, Englewood. Teams of two to five people will compete to create the best Halloween-themed sidewalk chalk art. Registration will begin at 9a.m., and the teams have from 10a.m.-1p.m. to create their masterpieces. The winning team gets a prize! To sign up your team, call 941-681-3742. Kangaroo Kids Academy Fall Festival, 10a.m.-4p.m. Oct.25 at 14601 S. Tamiami Trail (north of Lowes), North Port. Activities for children 5 and younger in each classroom; hay maze. Kids invited to come in costume. Open to the public; free. For more information, visit www. kangarookidsacademy.com, or call 941-888-2788. The Tales of Indian Spring Cemetery: A Historical Walking Tour, 5-8p.m. Oct.25 at Indian Spring Cemetery in Punta Gorda. Distinctive walking tour for visitors of all ages, showcasing Charlotte Countys haunting and intriguing past. Advanced tickets are avail able now through Friday at the Charlotte County Historical Center, 22959 Bayshore Road, Charlotte Harbor, for $10 per person (free for children younger than 5). Advanced sales will be assigned a tour time. Tickets purchased at the gate the night of tour will be $13 per person (children younger than 5 still free), but there will not be a guaranteed time when those tours will begin that night. The historical centers living historians will host the tour and lead visitors along cemetery paths as they illuminate tales of the countys sometimes tragic past. On the tour, guests will meet local historical characters such as Marshal John Bowman, Mary Lula Sandlin, Joel Bean, Virginia Taylor Trabue and more; each character will be brought to life by volunteers from local organizations. Participants become witnesses to history as the tragedies and triumphs faced by these pioneering spirits are revealed. For more information, call 941-629-PAST (7278), or visit www.CharlotteCountyFL.gov go to the Playing page and click the Charlotte County Historical Center link. Halloween Bingo Extravaganza, Oct.29 at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Up to $2,450 in prizes. For only $25; additional game cards will be on sale. Seating in the Conference Center begins at 5:30p.m., with games staring at 6:30p.m. The snack bar will be open with a devilishly delicious menu to match the Halloween theme. Prizes will be available throughout the night, including best costume. Additional chances for prizes will be given to anyone who comes in a mask or painted face. Tickets available at the bingo games at the center, or in the Accounting Office. For more information, call 941-625-4175. ext. 212. Free Childrens Halloween Party 3-5p.m. Oct.31 at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County, 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte. Includes Halloween-themed games, activities and contests for children in kindergarten through fifth grade (other ages may attend, but activities are not suitable for children younger than 5 or older than 11). All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Registration will begin at 2:45 p.m in the Fountain Room. There will be signage throughout the center to ensure that everyone makes it to the right place in time to participate in activities and ghoulish games. One of the most fun portions of the afternoon is the Costume Contest. All participants are encouraged to come dressed to impress, as there will be prizes awarded for the best costume in each age group. There will be a photo of each participant snapped during the costume judging, and each person is welcome to pick up a compli mentary copy of his picture at the conclusion of the event. Business/organization sponsors welcome; tables are only $25, and you are welcome to host a game, activity or candy station, should you so choose. For more information, contact Amanda at 941-625-4175, ext. 240. Siesta Key Village Asso ciation Safe Treats for Kids 3-6p.m. Oct.31. Bring your little ones to trick-or-treat in a safe venue in Siesta Village, along Ocean Boulevard and surrounding streets on Siesta Key in Sarasota. Free. Look for participating members displaying orange and black balloons and pumpkin fliers in their windows. For more infor mation, go to www.siestakeyvil lage.org, or call Helene Hyland at 941-685-2274. Nineteenth Annual Halloween Safewalk, 5-7p.m. Oct.31 on Dearborn Street in Englewood. Sponsored by the Olde Englewood Village Association and the Sarasota County Englewood Community Redevelopment Agency. Dozens of merchants and organizations will hand out candy and other treats. Any organization or individual who wants to hand out candy and treats during the Safewalk must register with the CRA; call 941-473-9795, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Eighth annual Trick or Treat at City Hall, 5-8p.m. Oct.31 at North Port City Hall, 4970 City Hall Blvd. (off Sumter Boulevard). Free. City officials and staff transform all three floors of City Hall into various scenes for costumed children and their parents to enjoy. For children 12 years old and younger; kids must be accompanied by an adult. More than 2,000 trick-or-treaters expected. Sponsorships sought; call Toni Duncan at the citys Parks and Recreation Division at 941-429-3565. The 80-plus-year tradition of Punta Gorda Masons handing out Blue Bell ice cream bars in front of the gazebo in Gilchrist Park in Punta Gorda: begins around 5:30 p.m., till they run out. Hearkens back to former Gov. Albert W. Gilchrist, a Punta Gorda resident and former grand master of the local and state Masonic chapters, who used to buy ice cream cones from an area drugstore for children each Oct.31. When he passed away, Gilchrist bequeathed money in his 1926 will, stipulating that the interest from his gift be used to provide children in the area with free ice cream each Halloween. Mall-o-ween at the Port Charlotte Town Center mall, 1441 Tamiami Trail, 6p.m. to 8p.m. Oct.31. Free. Children of all ages can sport their Halloween best and come haunt the center and its retailers for candy, all in a safe and climate-controlled environment. Costumes should be worn only during event hours. Masks are allowed on only children 12 and younger; toy guns are not permitted. Free. For more informa tion, call 941-624-4833. Prime trick-or-treating, Punta Gorda Historic District: Throughout the district, residents spend weeks decorating their homes and stocking up on hundreds of dollars in candy to be able to make the night special for the thousands of trick-or-treaters who flock to the neighborhood for prime fright-night fun each Oct.31. Although youll find homes off the beaten track decked out for the holiday, most of the homes on the main strips of Marion and Olympia avenues are where the crowd focuses its attention. MURDOCK The Babcock Ranch Community took another step forward Wednesday, when $26.5 million in bonds were re-authorized to nance a water and wastewater system for its much-delayed city of tomorrow. At a meeting of the Charlotte County Industrial Development Authority, the board unanimously endorsed moving the bond allocation into next year because the three-year limit on issuing bonds is set to expire next month. There was little discussion prior to the vote and a public hearing was absent of citizen comments. The measure now goes to the Charlotte County Commission, which is expected to approve the re-authorization at its rst meeting in November. Robert Brannan, attorney for Town & Country Utility, said the current authorization to issue bonds to provide the community with water and wastewater service would expire in November, prompting the need to re-up. We are now approaching the beginning of the project, Brannan said. This is an important part of the project to provide nancing for a water and wastewater facility. Earlier this week, headway also was made when the Babcock Ranch Community reached a tentative agreement with Florida Power & Light to be the sole provider for power to the more than 19,000 homes to be built on roughly 18,000 acres of property next to the Babcock Ranch Preserve. This deal is expected to be nalized in the next few weeks. Tom Patton, Charlotte economic development director, said these advancements signal good news for the Babcock Ranch Community, one of many upcoming projects in the hopper. Congratulations to the Babcock Ranch Community on moving forward. Its going to be another one of the exciting projects we have, he said. We are about as busy in this ofce since I have been here by a quantum leap. County Commissioner Stephen R. Deutsch also said the huge, mixed-use development was the latest sign of a rebounding economy in Charlotte County. It was a vision created many years ago and its about to take off, along with a lot of other projects, Deutsch said. The energy-efcient, sustainable community for 50,000 residents, supplemented by large arrays of solar panels, would include 6 million square feet of ofce and retail space, along with hotels and a golf course. However, not much progress has been made on the project since 2006, when developer Syd Kitson bought the 91,000-acre Babcock Ranch wildlife preserve, then sold nearly 74,000 acres of this land to the state for $350 million.Email: email@example.comBabcock Ranch corrals utility bond issueBy GARY ROBERTSSTAFF WRITERNEXT STEPThe Charlotte County Commission is scheduled to consider this issue at its first meeting in November. FROM PAGE ONE
The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 www.sunnewspapers.net E/N/C Our Town Page 7 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Southwest Coast Womens Network throws a Tiki Party The Crepe Chef, Jon Bierley, cooks at the Tiki Party on Monday. Caroline Clabaugh, Mickie Zada, Elizabeth Casady, Jamie Lovern, Beverly Grove and Andree Belliveau, members of the Southwest Coast Womens Network. Jacqueline Moore and Jolisa Stewart at the Southwest Coast Womens Network Tiki Party. Beth Mayberry, Kimberly Graber, Wendy Namack and Jamie Lovern at Goodtimes Boat Rental and Pops Port-O-Call in El Jobean. Englewood reghters, Mike Strauss and Joshua Jacobs, featured as Mr. December on the re ghters 2015 Charity Calendar.SUN PHOTOS BY MONICA AMAYAKathy Kemeny, Summer Manda and Melisa Ginn during the Southwest Coast Womens Network Tiki Party on Monday at Goodtimes Boat Rental and Pops Port-O-Call in El Jobean. Pet portrait artist at Pet SupermarketPet portrait artist Kathleen Eve Kelly will be at Pet Supermarket in Cocoplum Village Shops in North Port from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Throughout the store will be several different types of vendors, but Kelly will be the only artist in attendance who does pet portraits. She will have samples of her artwork with her and will talk to pet owners explaining her process and how she can create a cherished memory of a pet. Kelly creates pet portraits in two different mediums, pastels and oil paints. Pastels cost $125 and an oil painting is $400. Both are approximately 12-inchsquare in size. Kelly, of North Port, has been an artist for over 30 years, creating works and teaching art in many mediums such as oils, acrylics, pastels and char coal. This year, she created a commissioned portrait of a K-9 named Kota as a request for a friend. For more information or to see examples of Kellys work, visit www. kathleenevekelly.com. 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The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 www.sunnewspapers.net E/N/C Our Town Page 9 LOCAL/REGIONAL NEWS Look for a third crossword in the Sun Classified section. CHARLOTTE COUNTY A local duo involved in four drug fraud cases were busted after a phar macist caught on to their scheme, according to a Charlotte County Sheriffs report. Deep Creek residents Darin Anthony Delia, 42, and Susie Leigh Mechesney, 44, were arrested Tuesday on four felony counts each of obtaining or attempting to obtain a controlled substance by fraud. They were caught after a pharmacist at the WinnDixie on Bermont Road, east Punta Gorda, called the Sheriffs Ofce Friday and said he was suspicious of a voice message left at the pharmacy earlier in the week. The female caller later identied as Mechesney claimed to be calling on behalf of a local doctor, saying she needed to request a prescription of 60 Vicodin pills for Delia, the report shows. She was able to provide all the appropriate information for a real prescription, but the pharmacist could not conrm the order when he called the doctors ofce back. The investigation shows the doctor for whom Mechesney claimed to work never had Delia as a patient, but the two suspects recently had pulled off the same scam. Using the same method, the two obtained some temazepam from the Publix on Peachland Boulevard in Port Charlotte, and they later had the prescription relled, reports show. They also allegedly defrauded the Kmart on Cochran Boulevard in Port Charlotte out of 77 Vicodin pills. Delia, of the 26300 block of Rampart Boulevard, and Mechesney, of the 1400 block of San Cristobal Avenue, were released from the Charlotte County Jail after posting $35,000 bond each, shortly after their arrests. The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: Tracy Lee Brower, 43, 3500 block of Swanee Road, Punta Gorda. Charge: driving with a revoked license. Bond: $5,000. Melissa Lynn Dunn, 48, 8200 block of Riverside Drive, Punta Gorda. Charge: violation of probation (original charges: criminal mischief and resisting an officer). Bond: none. Kirk Guy Shier Jr., 23, 22000 block of Catherine Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: driving with a suspended license, possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and fleeing to elude. Bond: $11,000. Gary Lee Strange Jr., 38, 21900 block of Cellini Ave., Port Charlotte. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and delivery of a synthetic narcotic. Bond: $15,000. Isaiah Lamonte Tucker, 23, 2500 block of Luther Road, Deep Creek. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: possession of less than 20 grams of marijuana). Bond: none. The Punta Gorda Police Department reported the following arrests: Nikki Lynn Barnard, 30, 17400 block of Gulfspray Circle, Port Charlotte. Charge: driving with a revoked license. Bond: $5,000. Gayle Ellen Hassinger, 67, 1700 block of Boca Raton Court, Punta Gorda. Charge: battery. Bond: none. The North Port Police Department reported the following arrests: Ronald Clarke, 66, 4100 block of Bullard Ave., North Port. Charges: DUI; and DUI with a blood-alcohol level of 0.15 or higher, or with a person younger than 18 in the vehicle. Bond: $1,000. Tabatha Jackson, 31, 4400 block of La France Ave., North Port. Charge: child neglect without bodily harm. Bond: $5,000. Oscar Pena Perez, 33, 4200 block of Manchester Terrace, North Port. Charge: felony battery. Bond: $1,500. The Venice Police Department reported the following arrests: Craig Bowersox, 52, homeless. Charge: misuse of the 911 or E-911 system. Bond: $500. Jason Mitchell, 34, of N. Indies Circle, Venice. Charge: battery. Bond: none. The Sarasota County Sheriffs Office reported the following arrests: Nancy Bibart, 29, 4400 block of Los Rios Ave., North Port. Charges: two counts of violation of probation (original charges: sudden snatching no weapon and grand theft). Bond: none. Travis Boyles, 31, 400 block of Carmalita St., Punta Gorda. Charge: grand theft. Bond: none. Michael Cameron, 49, 5800 block of Oxalis Road, Venice. Charge: driving while license is suspended or revoked. Bond: $120. Jean Conley, 31, 2000 block of Maple Road, Venice. Charge: violation of probation (original charge: child neglect). Bond: none. Melissa Crawford, 31, 500 block of Portia St., Nokomis. Charge: violation of probation (original charges: theft, grand theft and fraudulent use of a personal ID). Bond: none. Anthony DeVincenzo, 24, 1200 block of La Suiza St., North Port. Charge: grand theft. Bond: $1,500. Taylor Dirrigle, 800 block of Madrid Ave., Venice. Charge: petty theft. Bond: $120. Robert Rigby, 39, 300 block of Windfield Way, Nokomis. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of narcotic equipment. Bond: $3,000. Robert Schein, 63, 100 block of Southland Road, Venice. Charges: two counts of violation of probation (original charges: DUI, resisting an officer with violence, and felony possession of a concealed weapon or ammunition). Bond: none. Trisha Steffes, 33, 700 block of N. Shetland Circle, Nokomis. Charges: possession of a controlled substance without a prescription (methamphet amine), and driving while license is suspended or revoked. Bond: $1,620. Compiled by Adam Kreger and Anne KlockenkemperReport: Fraud cases a prescription for arrest SARASOTA COUNTY Dates were announced Wednesday for the 2015 Modern Pentathlon First World Cup, with ofcials promising hundreds of international athletes and thousands of visitors to Sarasota and Manatee counties. Former U.S. Rep and Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris announced on the shores of Nathan Benderson Park that 40 nations will be represented in the upcoming world cup trials, set for Feb. 17-22, 2015, and it will be the start of a long road for the athletes, all of whom hope to make it to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics. People are talking about Sarasota and Bradenton around the world, Harris said. Were grateful (for) the amount of exposure this event has given our communities. Although the pentathlon made its debut at the Ancient Olympic Games in 708 B.C., the modern pentathlon was introduced in 1912, with its ve disciplines reecting the necessary skills of the 19th century militia: ghting off enemies (fencing and shooting), navigating a river (swimming), overcoming obstacles on an unfamiliar horse (show jumping), and traveling on foot (running), according to organizers. Sarasota County played host to the nal last year, which featured 35 men and 35 women who had fought through the gauntlet of three world cups to make it to the nal. The nal also is expected to return to Sarasota in 2016, but the rst world cup event will be spread out over locations including Benderson Park, the Selby Aquatic Center and the Ringling College of Art and Design. Flanked by members of the international pentathlon community, including Shiny Fang, secretary general of pentathlons governing body, Harris predicted millions of dollars of economic impact from the rst world cup trials. Fang praised the regions culture and its passion for the pentathlon, and hopes to have a long-lasting partnership with the communities. We feel that Sarasota is one of the most passionate communities weve ever met, Fang said. With the road to Rio set to start in Sarasota for Olympic pentathlon hopefuls, organizers are certain the rst world cup trials will have a lasting effect on not only the region, but on the world. Were expecting a geopolitical ripple effect, said Rob Stull, a threetime Olympian, champion fencer and director of USA Pentathlon.Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgDate set for 2015 pentathlon world cupBy DREW WINCHESTERSTAFF WRITER Coast Guard Auxiliary needs volunteersThe U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary needs volunteers. The Auxiliary is the volunteer arm of the U.S. Coast Guard and a member of U.S. Homeland Security. The operational unit of the Auxiliary is the Flotilla where Coast Guard policies and programs are transformed into action. The otillas support the Coast Guard in all missions except military and direct law enforcement. In our area several otillas provide support on and off the water from Venice to the south end of Pine Island including Charlotte Harbor, Myakka and Peace rivers. No special military, vessel-related or on-the-water experience is required to volunteer, just a desire to promote water safety and help save lives. Volunteers must be at least 17 years old, U.S. citizens, and live here year-round or seasonally. For more information on volunteer opportunities, contact Dave Nielsen at 732-616-9016. | COMMUNITY NEWS BRIEF
Our Town Page 10 E/N/C www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 OUR VIEW LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome on virtually any subject, but we do have some rules. Please keep them to less than 250 words. Letters will be edited to length as well as for grammar and spelling. All letters must be signed with full name not initials. An address and telephone number must be included. The phone number and address are not for publication, but must be provided. Due to the number of letters received, we are able to run only one letter per person per month. The Letters to the Editor section is designed as a public forum for community discourse, and the opinions and statements made in letters are solely those of the individual writers. The newspaper takes no responsibility for the content of these letters. Please send or bring correspondence to the Sun, Letters to the Editor, 23170 Harborview Road, Charlotte Harbor, FL 33980, or fax to 941-629-2085. Readers with access to the Internet may email Letters to the Editor at email@example.com. HOW TO SUBMIT A LETTER TO THE EDITOREmail letters to firstname.lastname@example.orgChairman Derek Dunn-Rankin Publisher David Dunn-Rankin Executive Editor Chris Porter Editorial page editor Brian Gleason Editorial writer Stephen Baumann Editor John Hackworth V IEWPOINTDont make same mistake Very appreciative for dogs return Shame on the non-voter Long-time coming for tax relief Can someone stop the waste? Join in veterans letter-writing campaign Look for good customer service Job well done, Waste Management Voting yes on tax questionEditor: Lets not compound our big mistake of the past by re-electing Charlie Crist. He changes his mind and party just to get votes and win. What does he really stand for?Annette Massey Port CharlotteEditor: On Sunday, our nine-month old English Pointer decided to run into the woods surrounding our home. We spent the day canvassing the streets of Crestwood and Morningside, home to horse and cattle farms, forests and deep ponds, but Deisel Marie had disappeared. We envisioned her in a wild boars trap or an alligators jaws. We waited to receive that phone call that she lay dead on busy Pine Street. Even though she only lived with us a few short months, proving to be an untrained, wild, gar bage-raiding, kitty-chasing, house rule-breaking pooch, she had managed to wrap herself around our hearts. We were devastated. At 8 a.m. Monday, we called our vet at the Englewood Animal Hospital, speaking with Sherry, who provided local service numbers and helped to erase some of our fears. Fifteen minutes later, Critter Cottage called, saying they had run the vets number on the rabies tag and found us. Within minutes we were reunited with our puppy. Thanks to Keith and Cheryl Rowley, who went the distance to hold her, trying to nd an animal shelter open on Sunday. Much thanks to Critter Cottage, who took her in even though they were closed for the day. Kudos to the Suncoast Animal Society and the Sarasota Animal Rescue for their quick response to our calls. In todays world, which often reects an uncaring attitude, its more than nice to know there are caring people such as yourselves.Leon Kowalski, Stefanie Mead EnglewoodEditor: As election day approaches, the specter of indifference will once again rise in the guise of the non-voter with too busy, no time, dont like any candidates or my vote wont make any difference excuses. If I had the authority, I would annul their citizenship and deport them to some Third World, despot-ruled country where the bother of casting a ballot would not exist because they wouldnt have one. Perhaps their dreams harbor the ghosts of the thousands upon thousands of this countries sons and daughters who have paid the ultimate price to ensure they have the privilege of exercising their indifference. For shame!John H. Brophy North PortEditor: Kevin Russell and Bill Bigelow presented persuasive arguments, pro and con, regarding the six-year extension of the 1 percent sales tax. I am voting no, but for a different and more compelling reason, which I hope residents will consider when deciding how to vote. Taxpayers must break the mold of continuous spending that governments at every level force upon us. If you are a carpenter, you cut, t and nail. If a plumber, you pipe, thread and seal. If a bureaucrat, you plan, regulate and expand. The more government, the more planning, regulating, expanding and demanding of funds for new purposes. Objectively, this causes an endless cycle of growth solely for the sake of growth. This is what we face with the 1 percent tax extension. And this is the perfect time to say stop. But there must be more than the vacuum created by a no vote. And that is to challenge our activist communities and elected ofcials, during this no-tax hiatus, to begin a transformation to streamline and reduce county and city government spending at the rate of 2 percent a year without negatively affecting any essential government activities. Editor: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is at it again. The need of security of our nation is greater than ever yet, the Secretary of Defense Hagel continues to reduce our troop strength to create a Hollow Army. At the same time he is playing the old Military Industrial Complex game; the so-called surpluses weapons and equipment are provided to the states police and other security agencies while he is requesting new funds from Congress to buy new equipment and weapons. Can anyone tell me why our Sheriffs Department needs ar mored personnel carriers? Why do the school security personnel in some places in this country need automatic assault ries? To me it is simply wasting our tax money. With the withdrawal of our military from the Middle East there will be much equipment available to maintain a ready military force without the need to purchase new military equipment. Why then is Mr. Hagel trying to purchase new military hardware? My question: Is there anyone in our state and federal government who can put a stop to this waste?Rudi Voigt Punta GordaEditor: It deeply warmed this tired old veterans heart when I read the article, Write a letter to a veteran, in the Oct. 10, Sun The new Charlotte County L.O.V.E. (Love Our Veterans Endlessly) Project encourages all county residents to write a letter to members of our military, both active and those who have served. They suggest that these letters express thanks for their service and recognize the many sacrices they make and/or have made. Letters are to be dropped off at any of the ve branches of Charlotte State Bank and Trust Oct. 13-31. These letters will be included in a card and distributed to Charlotte County veterans and active military for Veterans Day, Nov. 11. In this day and age of leading-edge technology, with e-cards sent for birthday, holiday, thank you and the like, a personal letter, especially if handwritten, sends a very powerful message that, I assure you, will be gratefully received and appreciated.Don Nemetz Port CharlotteEditor: Recently, my air-conditioning compressor went out. My landlord, who lives in Ohio, and the fact that Ive lived in my condo for 17 years, problems began. My landlord went with a local company to the tune of $1,500. The serviceman said the compressor would not be in for two days. Well, two days came and went with no telephone calls from this company. First, they would only speak to my landlord, who wanted me to handle the situation after he paid them. Every call I made inquiring when they were going to x it, was met with rudeness. Well, its Friday, and its nally xed. However, on my last call the girl answering the telephone forgot to put me on hold and she said (I quote), Will someone talk to this lady.?Im sick of dealing with her. So I say, pick and choose when you are paying. Good customer service did not matter to this company. They did not even call me to ensure that everything went well.Robin Gelotti Port CharlotteEditor: Just wanted to give recognition to Waste Management for a job well done. My neighbor (a snowbird) had his freezer break down last week. As caregiver of his home while he is away, I discovered the disaster. I had to empty the full-size freezer that was packed to capacity with food. I had almost two garbage cans full of very smelly rotten food. Knowing the smell would permeate the neighborhood and attract ies, animals, etc., I called Waste Management and asked if they could make a special, unscheduled pick-up. Sure enough, less than 24 hours later they had a truck Editor: I read that some of the proceeds from the proposed 1-cent tax would include the expansion of Piper Road to the intersection of Route 17 (Duncan Road) and Regent. This would be great. The recent announcement of the PG airport expansion will result in more trafc. The trafc from the north would gain a more direct route to the airport and reduce the trafc on Florida Street and Golf Course Road, which have school zones and residential speed zones. The opening of Piper Road would also result in a quick access to the south side of PG for motorists going to U.S. 41, Burnt Store Road, Taylor Road, etc. I say vote yes to the tax.Jerry Fisher Punta GordaGay marriage up to Floridas high court nowOUR POSITION: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi had no real choice but to relent and allow the state Supreme Court to rule whether the states ban on gay marriage will stand.It is being called startling and unexpected by the media and proponents of gay mar riage. In reality, however, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is catching the only life raft left as she agreed Monday to allow the state Supreme Court to rule on the states ban on gay marriage. Bondi and Gov. Rick Scott have fought two appeals court rulings that Floridas 2008 ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional. After losing in the state appeals courts, Bondi took the issue to Miamis Third District Court of Appeal where the cases seeking gay mar riage were consolidated. Lawyers in favor of gay marriage asked that the states high court rule as soon as possible, but Bondi requested that be put on hold. She wanted the U.S. Supreme Court to make the call. Well, last week the Supreme Court declined to take up the issue. The justices tossed the hot potato back to each state to decide essentially approving gay marriage in 30 states where it is already legal. The U.S. Supreme Court was considering the gay marriage issue in ve states Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin and Indiana. But, in a disappointment to opponents of gay marriage, the nations top court refused to rule. That left states that were still on the fence like Florida to make their own decision or spend millions of dollars battling the issue with the hope the U.S. Supreme Court would change its mind down the road. The writing was all over the wall, however. Since the Supreme Court ruling, same-sex couples have been married in North Carolina, Idaho and Alaska. Florida is one of the last hold-outs. Bondi, who is up for reelection this November, backed off her tough stance this week. She said that, after the U.S. Supreme Court passed on any ruling, Floridas courts will therefore need to resolve the issue without further United States Supreme C ourt guidance. Because there are cases pending in multiple districts, and because this is an issue of great public importance that now warrants immediate Florida Supreme Court review, the State respectfully suggests pass-through certication. In a Miami Herald article, local attorney Elizabeth Schwartz, who represents same-sex couples petitioning to get married, said Bondis announcement was unexpected and that she was hopeful that this will result in speedier unions for Floridas same-sex couples. The fact that Bondi agreed that the issue needs to be addressed once and for all and quickly is encouraging. No matter what side of the gay marriage issue you are on, the costly legal battles and the constant sound bites and publicity surrounding the issues have garnered attention for too long. A majority of Americans now live in states where gay marriage is legal. Like it or not, gay mar riage is a mantra of this generation and it is an idea that has won wide acceptance nationwide. Florida undoubtedly will eventually join the ranks of other states where gay marriage is legal. It will be a battle won for proponents and a bitter pill to swallow for opponents. In 10 years, however, Bondi and Scotts opposition will be likely forgotten and new issues will grab our attention. And same-sex couples in Florida will enjoy the same freedoms and benets as their counterparts in every other state. This transformation must start by rst looking inward at what is expendable before we sign up for more of that which is expandable. A no vote on Nov. 4 will start that process and give our heavily-taxed residents a modicum of relief that has been a long time in coming.Bob Strayton Punta Gordahere to remove the waste. I want to thank them and give them recognition for their quick response and a job well done. Thank you, Waste Management.Florence Gudmundsen Port Charlotte
The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 www.sunnewspapers.net E/N/C Our Town Page 11 VIEWPOINT Wretched excess by government can be benecial if it startles people into wholesome disgust and deepened distrust, and prompts judicial rebukes that enlarge freedom. So lets hope the Federal Communications Commission embraces the formal petition inciting it to deny licenses to broadcasters who use the word Redskins when reporting on the Washington Redskins. Using the FCC to break another private institution to the states saddle for the satisfaction of a clamorous faction illustrates how the governments many tentacles give it many means of intimidating people who offend it. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Ofce, empowered to ban trademarks that may disparage persons, has already limited trademark protection of the Redskins name. The FCC petition argues that broadcasting during prime time of the word Redskins has an adverse impact on impressionable young Indian as well as non-Indian children. (Todays sensitivity arbiters say the word Indian does, too, but never mind.) Furthermore, uttering Redskins is akin to broadcasting obscenity and pornography, is hate speech and an ethnic slur that keep[s] alive the spirit of inhumanity, subjugation and genocide and may cause violence against Native Americans. Besides, it is a nuisance, dened as something annoying. Is the FCC empowered to protect an entitlement to a life without annoyances? What if the FCC is annoying? This is complicated. Professor Eugene Volokh, who specializes in First Amendment law at UCLAs School of Law and supervises an invalu able website, The Volokh Conspiracy, thinks the petition refutes itself. It argues that Redskins is offensive because of the ideas and attitudes the word conveys. But when the Supreme Court upheld restrictions on the broadcasting of certain vulgarities (George Carlins seven dirty words), it stressed that the mere fact that speech is offensive is not a sufcient reason for suppressing it. And although the court focused on the content of the words, it did not focus on the political content or on the speakers opinion. Indeed, Volokh says, if it is the speakers opinion that gives offense, that consequence is a reason for according [an utterance] constitutional protection, because the government must remain neutral in the marketplace of ideas. Volokh adds: The premise of the criticism of Redskins is precisely that it embodies a racist, demeaning message about American Indians (whether or not this is intended by those who use it), and that it offends because of this racist meaning. It thus is the speakers imputed opinion and supposed political content of the word that gives offense. Some say Redskins is merely an offensive epithet with a negligible ideological message. Volokh replies that the epithet is offensive to those who are offended because of its allegedly racist ideology, and the call to suppress it stems precisely from the perception that it conveys this racist ideology. Anyway, the anti-Redskins petition is less legal reasoning than a form of bureaucratic bullying known as regulation by raised eyebrow. The petitions author notes that the FCC sometimes indicates disapproval of this or that, thereby compelling broadcasters, worried about being put out of business, to practice self-censorship. So the petition seems designed to trigger this, thereby succeeding even if it fails even if the FCC dismisses the petition. If, however, the FCC under progressives today but conservatives tomorrow, can, in the petitions words, dene and ban particular words as nuisances because they annoy a substantial composite of the population, what other words will appear on an ever-lengthening list? Today many colleges and universities have free speech zones wee spaces to which the First Amendment is conned. Such institutions are run by educators whose meager educations did not teach them that the Amendment made America a free speech zone. Campuses are habitats for progressives, and the distilled essence of todays progressivism is the use of power to limit speech. The fact that censorship is progressivisms default position regarding so many things is evidence of progressives pessimism about the ability of their agenda to advance under a regime of robust discussion. It also indicates the delight progressives derive from bossing people around and imposing a particular sensibility, in the name of diversity, of course. The petition, which uses R*dskins (this typographical delicacy supposedly will help prevent pogroms against Native Americans), says the phrase colored people, too, is now considered derogatory. If so, some progressive has the awkward duty of notifying the NAACP that its name is akin to a disparagement, an obscenity, pornography, a racial slur and hate speech. The language policemans lot is not a happy one. George Will is a columnist for The Washington Post. Readers may reach him at georgewill@ washpost.com.Tackled by the language police George Will Absentee ballots are in the mail, early voting is about to start and Election Day is less than three weeks away. A frequent complaint that I hear, in addition to the relentless onslaught of TV ads, is that voters dont know enough about the constitutional amendments on Floridas ballot. Let me try to help. There are three constitutional amendments on the Nov. 4 ballot. Amendments 1 and 2 were placed on the ballot through citizen initiative. As I have covered in my past two columns, I believe both are worthy of a yes vote. Amendment 3 is a different story. Placed on the ballot by the Florida Legislature, the measure has generated little discussion about its intent and application. Its ying under the radar and perhaps those supporting the amendment are hoping that voters bubbling in yes on the rst two might just continue to do so on Amendment 3. Let me join the chorus of almost every newspaper editorial board in Florida urging you not to do so. The amendment title is fairly simple and straightforward, but voters are probably scratching their heads and saying, why is this necessary? The title is Prospective Appointment of Certain Judicial Vacancies. The judicial vacancies that would be affected are the Florida Supreme Court justices and the District Courts of Appeal judges. Prospective appointments mean the outgoing governor would make the appointments rather than the incoming governor. Thats right, whether term-limited, choosing not to run for re-election or defeated in the election, the outgoing governor would have the authority to shape the highest courts in the state if this amendment were to pass. Instinctively it feels wrong and it is. When voters elect, or hire, their new governor, they expect to hold him or her accountable for their actions, including appointments to important positions in the administrative and judicial branches of government. One could reasonably argue that Supreme Court appointments are among the most signicant decisions a governor makes. State Sen. Tom Lee seems to be the lone voice speaking out in favor of the amendment, citing a potential constitutional crisis. He correctly states that the Legislature voted to put the amendment on the ballot. What he fails to mention is that it was a divisive issue that barely passed along party lines. What spurred this concern? Under current law, Supreme Court justices are required to retire at age 70, but can remain on the bench until the end of their six-year term. In 2019, three of the current Supreme Court justices will be forced to retire. The next gubernatorial election takes place in November 2018. The winning candidate will be sworn into ofce in January 2019 on the same day the outgoing governor departs. At the heart of the matter is who should appoint their replacements. Those opposing the amendment fear it is an attempt by one party to pack the court with ideological purists. Amendment 3 is a partisan solution in search of a problem. In fact, if passed, it likely would cause a problem where one does not presently exist. While legislative and governor races are expected to be highly partisan, with candidates running from a declared party, voters correctly expect the judicial branch to be nonpartisan. Justice for all requires justice to be blind. Regardless of who is governor or which party holds the ofce, the incoming governor should have the responsibility of judicial appointments and should be held accountable for his or her choices. How can you hold someone accountable who has left ofce? Over the years the Legislature has tweaked the nominating process allowing partisanship to creep into the appointment process but the major changes require amending the Constitution. The voters have a say. The Legislatures recent attempts at judicial changes through the Constitution have not met with great success. In 2012, Amendment 5 relating to state courts received a paltry 37 per cent of the vote far short of the 60 percent needed. Voters sent a clear message to the Legislature not to meddle with the judiciary, a separate but equal branch of state government. This year the Legislature is proposing Amendment 3; an unnecessary and divisive move that looks like a par tisan power grab intended to stack the court. 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www.sunnewspapers.net THURSDAY OCTOBER 16, 2014 T he Wire INSIDE By the end of the day, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 173.45 points, or 1 percent, to 16,141.74. Page 4 Wall Street gets a licking Once ratified by the Florida Board of Governors on Nov. 5 or 6, Fuchs tenure will begin Jan. 1. Page 2 UF picks Fuchs as next president STATE NATIONAL WORLD BUSINESS WEATHER 1. Nurse with Ebola arrives in Atlanta A police motorcade escorted an ambulance as it traveled to Emory University Hospital, which has a specialized isolation unit and has already treated three Americans diagnosed with the virus. See page 1.2. Jay Leno returning to series TV The CNBC show, called Jay Lenos Garage, based on his Emmy Award-winning Web series, will premiere in 2015. See page 2. 3. Toyota recalls 1.7 million vehicles The recall is to fix a potential fuel leak that could cause a fire. The glitch was detected after reports of gasoline odors. See page 2.4. Documentary: Hitler was a meth addict The infamous dictator was also known to be receiving a cocktail of 74 different drugs. See page 6.5. Whats in a wars name? More than two months in, the Pentagon has titled the campaign to destroy the Islamic State mili tants: Operation Inherent Resolve. See page 1.6. Retail sales fall on autos and gasoline U.S. retail sales retreated in September as purchases of autos, gas, furniture and clothing slowed. See page 1.7. Violence increases in Hong Kong Riot police moving against activists before dawn sparked outrage. See page 6.8. Drone causes brawl at soccer stadium The aircraft with a nationalist Albanian banner ignited more than a fight between players and fans it inflamed years of tensions between rivals Serbia and Albania. See Sports page 5.9. Why HBO is cutting the cord The companys streaming service will be sold as a stand-alone product as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV. See page 2.10. Kansas City sweeps Baltimore The win over the Orioles means the Royals are headed to their first World Series since 1985. See Sports page 1.10 things to know AP PHOTOGrower Russ Pugh looks up to check the weight of his 1,828 lb. pumpkin at the 41st Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-O in Half Moon Bay, Calif., Monday. Pugh would have taken 2nd place this year if his pumpkin hadnt been disqualied for rot. If you like this, you should see the worlds biggest cow on page 2.The great pumpkinDALLAS The Ebola crisis in the U.S. took another alarming turn Wednesday with word that a second Dallas nurse caught the disease from a patient and ew across the Midwest aboard an airliner the day before she fell ill, even though government guidelines should have kept her off the plane. Amid growing concern, President Barack Obama canceled a campaign trip to address the outbreak. Though it was not clear how the nurse contracted the virus, the case represented just the latest instance in which the disease that has ravaged one of the poorest corners of the earth West Africa also managed to nd weak spots in one of the worlds most advanced medical systems. The second nurse was identied as 29-year-old Amber Joy Vinson. Medical records provided to The Associated Press by Thomas Eric Duncans family showed she inserted catheters, drew blood and dealt with Duncans body uids. Duncan, who was diagnosed with Ebola after coming to the U.S. from Liberia, died Oct. 8. Kent State University in Ohio, where three of Vinsons relatives work, conrmed she was the latest patient. Even though the 2nd Texas Ebola caseBy EMILY SCHMALL and NOMAAN MERCHANTASSOCIATED PRESS WRITERSDallas nurse who contracted the disease boarded plane AP PHOTOA Frontier Airlines employee wears latex gloves as she directs passengers where to go at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Wednesday in Cleveland. EBOLA | 3 DAVIE, Fla. The Florida gover nors race that was already one of the most negative in the states history became even nastier and weirder as Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist fought over everything from self-defense laws and the economy to one of the candidates use of an electric fan during a debate Wednesday night. The start of the second debate was delayed by about five minutes as confused panelists pointed out that neither candidate was on stage. At that moment, Crist walked out and the audience was told Scott was refusing to join him because Crist had a small fan inside his lectern. The panelists spent a few minutes deciding what to do, with Crist insisting the debate go on without Scott. The governor eventually walked on stage, and Crist kept his fan. With that flap over, the candidates continued the attacks on each other that have marked the campaign. There is little common ground between Scott and Crist, which Crist noted after both men talked about their faith in God. Im happy to be a Methodist, too. Maybe its the only thing we agree on, Rick, said Crist, who preceded Scott as governor before he switched parties from Republican to Democrat. The candidates disagreed on gay marriage and Floridas stand your ground law, as well as how each has handled education and the environment. They also blamed each other for rising utility costs. When the candidates were asked if justice was served when neighborhood watch volunteer George Crist, Scott debate FAN-tasticBy BRENDAN FARRINGTONASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER CRIST SCOTT DEBATE | 3 WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales retreated in September as purchases of autos, gasoline, furniture and clothing slowed, a sign that recent job gains have yet to signicantly boost consumer spending. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that seasonally adjusted retail sales dropped 0.3 percent from the previous month. Sales have risen 4.3 percent in the past 12 months, slightly below their historical pace. Auto sales fell 0.8 percent in September, after revving up 10.4 percent in August. Dealers sold cars and trucks at an annual pace of 16.43 million vehicles last month, down from a rate of 17.5 million in August, according to automakers. While auto sales have helped drive economic growth for much of the year, the recent slip was enough to dent overall retail sales in September. Falling gasoline prices also contributed to a decline in retail sales, as purchases at ser vice stations were off 0.8 percent in September. Drivers are spending much less at the pump, as average U.S. prices have dropped to $3.19 a gallon from $3.40 a month ago, according to the AAA. That should eventually free up income for consumers to spend elsewhere. Purchases of clothing dropped 1.2 percent last month and spending on building materials fell 1.1 percent. Its hard to square the drop in underlying sales with the strengthening labor market and the boost to real incomes from lower gasoline prices, said Paul Diggle, an economist at Capital Retail sales fall on autos, gasBy JOSH BOAKASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER AP PHOTOSIn this June 5 photo, Chelsea Vick shops for clothes at Walmart Supercenter in Rogers, Ark. SALES | 3WASHINGTON It may be less punchy than previous nicknames for U.S. conicts in the Middle East remember Operation Desert Storm and its thunder ous attacks on Saddam Husseins occupation army but the Pentagon has nally named its ght against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria: Operation Inherent Resolve. The naming process, which took weeks of quiet deliberation behind closed doors at U.S. Central Command and at the Pentagon, is part of a package of administrative moves under way to organize a long-term military campaign. But that name, Inherent Resolve. It sounds, well, inherently bland. Its less awe-inspir ing than any of the names chosen for U.S. military operations in Iraq over the past two decades Desert Shield, Desert Storm or Desert Fox, for example. It appears to convey the no-drama approach that marks President Barack Obamas style. The staff of Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, made the nal decision on the name, said Dempsey spokesman, Col. Ed Thomas. Thomas offered no details about the process. Central Command, which is executing the campaign, took a stab at explaining the choice.Syria-Iraq fight has name: Inherent ResolveBy ROBERT BURNSASSOCIATED PRESS WRITERRESOLVE | 3
Page 2 WIRE www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 NATIONAL/STATE NEWS GAINESVILLE (AP) Cornell Universitys provost was selected Wednesday as the University of Floridas next president, replacing Bernie Machen as the states largest university continues its drive to become a Top 10 public university nationwide. After three days of interviews and meetings the Board of Trustees named W. Kent Fuchs as the 161-year-old schools 12th president. The other nalist was New York University Provost David McLaughlin. Once ratied by the Florida Board of Governors on Nov. 5 or 6, Fuchs tenure will begin Jan. 1. Its going to be a great privilege to be a part of the Gator nation, to be one of the most enthusiastic Gator fans out there, to build on the legacy of excellence the leadership here was able to achieve and to take it to new heights, he said. Fuchs experience at Cornell ts in well with UFs top 10 aspiration. He spearheaded several initiatives at Cornell to refocus funding and faculty in top academic areas. One plan Reimagining Cornell reduced administration costs by $70 million and eliminated $120 million from the recurring decit by dissolving smaller programs, such as dance and theater, to concentrate faculty and funding on more strategically important majors. During his rst 100 days, Fuchs said he plans to learn as much about UF as possible by forming relationships with students, faculty, alumni and elected ofcials. Its important that the president not be aloof, he said. The president is the one who sets the tone for the university. Fuchs, 59, is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and the Association for Computing Machinery.UF picks Cornell Provost Fuchs as next president FUCHS | STATETampa school closes due to fluTAMPA (AP) A severe bout of cold and u has caused one Tampa school to close for the rest of the week. Ofcials at Cambridge Christian School made the announcement Tuesday after about 25 percent of the 250 students in grades 9 through 12 were absent with illnesses. The schools chairman of the board Greg Froelich says ofcials decided to err on the side of caution. Students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade are not affected because they attended classes in a separate building.Boy catches 8-foot tiger sharkFORT LAUDERDALE A 12-year-old central Florida boy hooked a big prize on a shing trip off of Fort Lauderdale. Kip Houghton reeled in an 8-foot tiger shark last Thursday as he shed with his family on a charter boat. The boy told Florida Today it was the hardest 40 minutes of his life to reel the shark to the boat.Fishermen expect good stone crab claw seasonMARATHON (AP) Floridas stone crab claw harvesting season has opened, and commercial shermen in the Keys anticipate high demand and likely higher prices than the beginning of last season. Gary Graves is vice president of Keys Fisheries, one of the states largest processors of the tasty claws. He projected season-opening, per-pound state retail prices should exceed $13 for medium, $20 for large and $25 for jumbo. Graves hopes this seasons statewide harvest, which began Wednesday and continues through May 15, will yield more than the 2.6 million pounds per season averaged during the past 10 years. Stone crabs are a renewable resource. ORANGEVILLE, Ill. (AP) A 6-foot-4-inch cow owned by an Illinois woman was recently dubbed the worlds tallest. Patty Hanson and Blosom the cow smiled for their ofcial Guinness World Records photo shoot Monday. Hanson received an email in mid-August saying Blosom had been named the worlds tallest cow. She sought the record after veterinarians and the cows foot trimmer constantly noted the 2,000-pound animals large size, Hanson said. At the end of May, family and friends began documenting Blosoms mass through photos and videos. Her ofcial measurements were taken by a vet from Orangeville Animal Health Service. When I put Blosoms halter on, she knows its time to go to work greeting people, and one of the best things I love about this big cow is she makes people smile. But now when I get to tell them they are looking at the worlds tallest cow, I cant wait to see their reaction, Hanson said. Hanson got Blosom when she was a calf and eventually decided to keep her as a pet. She turned 13 in July.Illinois cow dubbed worlds tallest AP PHOTOIn this Oct. 13 photo, Patty Hanson is all smiles for the camera as she holds onto her Holstein cow Blosom while photographers from the Guinness World Records in London, England document the worlds tallest cow for the 2016 book of world records, in Orangeville, Ill. | NATIONHBO leaving from cable, will stand on its ownNEW YORK (AP) Next year HBO is cutting the cord and selling its popular streaming video service HBO Go as a stand-alone product, as more Americans choose to watch the Web, not the TV. Viewers longing to see Game of Thrones, True Detective and Veep will no longer have to pay big bucks for cable and satellite contracts. Is this the end of pay-TV as we know it? HBO and ESPN are the two main reasons why people have cable and satellite TV, says Forrester analyst James McQuivey. The whole industry has eyed them for years nervous that one day they would decide to do exactly what (HBO) said theyll do in 2015. We dont know until we see pricing and packaging how rapidly this will force a change in the way pay TV operators work, but it will denitely force a change. Millions already have cancelled pay-TV subscriptions up to 10 million U.S. households are currently broadband-only. And about 45 percent of Americans stream television shows at least once a month, according to research rm eMarketer. That number is expected to increase to 53 percent or 175 million people by 2018, it says.Toyota recalls 1.7 million vehicles(LA Times) Toyota Motor Corp. will recall about 1.7 million vehicles globally for several problems, including 423,000 of its high-end Lexus models in the U.S. to x a potential fuel leak that could cause a re. Toyota discovered the fuel system problem after years of complaints about gasoline odors coming from the cars. The complaints started to lter up to Toyota in June 2010, but an inspection of the vehicles didnt nd any problems or the source of the smell, Toyota spokesman John Hanson said. In the U.S., Toyota will recall 2007 through 2010 model year Lexus LS sedans as well as the following cars: 2006 through 2011 model year GS; 2006 through 2011 model year IS; 2010 model year IS C; and 2008 through 2010 model year IS-F vehicles. It will recall another 320,000 of the vehicles in other markets. In another big recall, Toyota will bring back 800,000 vehicles sold in Japan, China and other parts of Asia to x a brake problem. The vehicles include the Toyota Crown, Crown Majesta, Noah and Voxy.Jay Leno returning to series TVNEW YORK (AP) CNBC is returning Jay Leno to nightly television. The new show, tentatively titled Jay Lenos Garage and based on his Emmy Award-winning Web series, will premiere in 2015, the network announced Wednesday. 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The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 www.sunnewspapers.net WIRE Page 3 FROM PAGE ONE ALMANAC Today is Thursday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2014. There are 76 days left in the year. Today in history On Oct. 16, 1859, radical abolitionist John Brown led a group of 21 men in a raid on Harpers Ferry in western Virginia. (Ten of Browns men were killed and five escaped. Brown and six followers were captured; all were executed.) On this dateIn 1793, during the French Revolution, Marie Antoinette, the queen of France, was beheaded. In 1934, Chinese Communists, under siege by the Nationalists, began their long march lasting a year from southeastern to northwestern China. In 1939, the comedy The Man Who Came to Dinner, by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart, opened on Broadway. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy was informed that reconnaissance photographs had revealed the presence of missile bases in Cuba. In 1969, the New York Mets capped their miracle season by winning the World Series, defeating the Baltimore Orioles, 5-3, in Game 5 played at Shea Stadium. In 1978, the College of Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church chose Cardinal Karol Wojtyla to be the new pope; he took the name John Paul II. In 1984, Anglican Bishop Desmond Tutu was named winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his decades of non-violent struggle for racial equality in South Africa. In 1987, a 58 -hour drama in Midland, Texas, ended happily as rescuers freed Jessica McClure, an 18-month-old girl trapped in an abandoned well. In 1991, a deadly shooting rampage took place in Killeen, Texas, as George Hennard opened fire at a Lubys Cafeteria, killing 23 people before taking his own life. Todays birthdays Actress Angela Lansbury is 89. Author Gunter Grass is 87. Actor-producer Tony Anthony is 77. Actor Barry Corbin is 74. Rock musician C.F. Turner (Bachman-Turner Overdrive) is 71. Actress Suzanne Somers is 68. Rock singer-musician Bob Weir is 67. Actor Morgan Stevens is 63. Actor-director Tim Robbins is 56. Rock musician Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) is 52. Actor Todd Stashwick is 46. Singer Wendy Wilson (Wilson Phillips) is 45. Actor Paul Sparks is 43. Actress Kellie Martin is 39. Singer John Mayer is 37. Actor Jeremy Jackson is 34. Actress Caterina Scorsone is 34. HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) A gourd weighing 2,058 pounds took first prize and set a new tournament record Monday at an annual pumpkin-weighing contest in Northern California. John Hawkley, 56, won this years Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-off in Half Moon Bay south of San Francisco. Hawkley squashed his competition, beating the runner-up by more than 300 pounds, Tim Beeman, a spokesman for the weigh-off said. Hawkley a produc tion manager for a local newspaper credited his success at least in part to warm weather. He ended up with a total of six pumpkins on a 4,500-squarefoot patch of land in his front yard in Californias Napa Valley, which is famous for its wine grapes. One of the other pumpkins also weighed more than 2,000 pounds. My wife said this is as much pumpkin patch area as Im going to get, he said.ODD NEWS 2,058-pound gourd sets record Inherent Resolve is intended to reect the unwavering resolve and deep commitment of the U.S. and partner nations in the region and around the globe to eliminate the terrorist group ISIL and the threat they pose to Iraq, the region and the wider international community, it said, using a common acronym for the Islamic State group. Military operations are routinely given ofcial names, in part for administrative reasons. But they are meant also to bolster public support and international credibility. The U.S.-led effort to protect Kurds who ed their homes in northern Iraq in the aftermath of the 1991 Gulf War, for example, was called Operation Provide Comfort. A U.S. military disaster relief mission in Bangladesh that same year was Operation Sea Angel. The U.S. militarys effort against Ebola in West Africa is called Operation United Assistance. The name for the U.S. role in an international air campaign in Libya in 2011 was Odyssey Dawn. The naming of the current air campaign in Iraq and Syria comes as Obama and his military advisers wrestle with directing a coalition of partner nations toward a common goal: destroying the Islamic State group. It has been slow going thus far, with ofcials cautioning that it could drag on for months or years. The U.S. has more than 1,400 military personnel in Iraq, mostly in Baghdad, but Obama has ruled out sending combat troops. The U.S. says it has no troops in Syria. The U.S. has a long and difcult history of military involvement in Iraq, beginning with the George H.W. Bush administrations initial response to Iraqi President Saddam Husseins invasion of Kuwait in August 1990. That effort was dubbed Operation Desert Shield to deter Saddam from invading Saudi Arabia; in early 1991 that transitioned to a U.S.-led air and ground campaign, Operation Desert Storm, which successfully expelled Iraqi troops from Kuwait but left Saddam in power in Baghdad. In December 1998, in response to Saddams refusal to comply with U.N. weapons inspectors, President Bill Clinton launched Operation Desert Fox four days of air strikes against weapons installations and command headquarters in Baghdad. Promising to shock and awe Saddams forces, President George W. Bush launched Operation Iraqi Freedom in March 2003, an air-and-ground campaign that quickly toppled Saddams regime but opened the door to a homegrown Sunni insurgency that turned the war into an eightyear struggle.RESOLVEFROM PAGE 1 Economics. As such, we expect sales growth to strengthen again before too long. On the other side of the ledger, spending at electronics stores rose 3.4 percent last month. Electronics sales probably improved in September thanks in part to the release of new iPhones by Apple. Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale. Given the record number of iPhone pre-orders in the month, it is a pretty safe bet that those devices were responsible for most of the gain, said Jennifer Lee, a senior economist at BMO Capital Markets. Excluding autos, retail sales still dipped 0.2 percent last month. Increased consumer spending could help buffer the U.S. economy from the consequences of a broader global slowdown. Roughly 70 percent of all U.S. economic activity is driven by consumer spending. The German government on Tuesday downgraded its economic growth projections, while much of Europe copes with high unemployment and diminished prospects. Chinas propulsive growth has started to fade, and consumers in Japan are still spending cautiously after a big sales tax increase. Last week, the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global growth forecasts for this year and next, citing weakness in Japan, Latin America and Europe. In the U.S., future gains in retail spending will likely hinge on job growth. Employers added 248,000 jobs last month, according to the Labor Department. Job growth has averaged 227,000 a month through the rst nine months of 2014. Each new job increases the number of paychecks in the economy. Still, wage gains have been sluggish since the recession ended in 2009, and thats led many people to be more cautious about spending money. Average hourly pay fell a penny to $24.53 in September. Thats an increase of less than 2 percent over the past year, meaning pay is barely matching ination.SALESFROM PAGE 1 Zimmerman was acquitted of murder for fatally shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin last year, Crist used the opportunity to suggest amending the stand your ground law, which allows use of deadly force if people are in fear for their lives. Everyone believes in that American premise and it is the right thing to do to defend yourself and your property, Crist said. But when it gets to the point where you have a statute on the books that allows the instigator ... to end up killing another human being after they started the incident, there is something fundamentally wrong with that law. Scott said Martins death was tragic, but the law should remain as is. I believe in the right to defend yourself. I cant imagine losing a child like that but I have talked to sheriffs and police chiefs, Scott said. I stand with them that we need to have the existing law in place. As he has done throughout the campaign, Scott blamed Crist for rising unemployment during the recession and took credit for lower unemployment during the recovery. Charlie is the zero-wage governor: 832,000 people went from wages to zero wages when Charlie was governor, Scott said. Crist quickly shot back. Rick, there you go again, trying to blame the global economic meltdown on me. It is unbelievable that he would continue to say that, but he says it. And he also says he created all these new jobs all by himself, said Crist. You just cant trust Rick. And its sad. Its unfortunate. Scott also tried to blame Crist for a law that allowed Duke Energy to collect money from customers for a nuclear power plant on Floridas Gulf Coast that will never be built. Thats not true. That was Jeb Bush, Crist said to audience applause. Bush signed the bill in 2006 that Scott referred to, but Crist signed a separate bill amending the law to add language that also allowed power plants to charge customers for the cost to run transmission lines from nuclear power plants. Scott was asked if Floridas constitutional ban on gay marriage was discriminatory, but he refused to directly answer the question, even when asked a second time. He did say he supports traditional marriage. Crist said he supports gay marriage. Who is it for us to tell other people who to love and what is it in our right to tell other people who to marry? Crist said. Scott then pointed out Crist supported the gay marriage ban when it passed in 2008. We dont know what Charlie believes on this issue because hes taken every side on this issue, Scott said.DEBATEFROM PAGE 1 AP PHOTODemocratic challenger, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, left, and Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott, answer questions during their second debate, Wednesday in Davie, Fla. It was sponsored by the Florida Press Association and Leadership Florida. nurse did not report having a fever until Tuesday, the day after she returned home, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said she should not have boarded a commercial ight. The nurse also knew before heading home that another nurse, Nina Pham, had been diagnosed with Ebola, and she had a slightly elevated temperature 99.5 degrees, according to government ofcials. While in Cleveland, she was contacted by health ofcials and told that her health would need to be more closely monitored for Ebola, the CDC said. It was unclear whether she was ordered not to y. From now on, CDC Director Tom Frieden said, no one else involved in Duncans care will be allowed to travel other than in a controlled environment. He cited guidelines that permit charter ights or travel by car but no public transportation. Ebola patients are not considered contagious until they have symptoms. Frieden said it was unlikely that others on the plane were at risk because the nurse was not vomiting or bleeding. Even so, the CDC is alerting the 132 passengers who were aboard Frontier Airlines Flight 1143 from Cleveland to Dallas-Fort Worth on Monday because of the proximity in time between the evening ight and rst report of illness the following morning. Ofcials are asking passengers to call the health agency so they can be monitored. The woman ew from Dallas to Cleveland on Oct. 10. Kent State said it was asking the workers related to Vinson to stay off campus for 21 days out of an abundance of caution. The nurse reported a fever Tuesday and was in isolation within 90 minutes, Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said. The Ebola diagnosis was conrmed Wednesday. We are looking at every element of our personal protection equipment and infection control in the hospital, said Dr. Daniel Varga, chief clinical ofcer for Texas Health Resources, which operates Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. In Washington, the White House said Obamas trip to New Jersey and Connecticut would be postponed to a later date. The president was to meet with top ofcials who are coordinating the governments response to Ebola. His decision to nix the trip just a few hours before Air Force One was scheduled to depart reected escalating concerns about the disease. The second nurse was to be transferred to a special bio-containment unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, where other Ebola patients have been treated successfully, Frieden said. Pham will be monitored in Dallas to deter mine the best place for her care, Frieden said. The CDC has acknowledged that the government was not aggressive enough in managing Ebola and containing the virus as it spread from an infected patient to a nurse at a Dallas hospital. The second case may help health ofcials determine where the infection-control breach is occurring and make practices safer for health workers everywhere. For example, if both health workers were involved in drawing Duncans blood, placing an intravenous line or suctioning mucus when Duncan was on a breathing machine, that would be recognized as a particularly high-risk activity.EBOLAFROM PAGE 1 NEW YORK (Bloomberg) The Ebola virus circulating in West Africa is already different from previous strains. While scientists dont fully understand what the changes mean, some are concerned that alterations in the virus that occur as that pathogen continues to evolve could pose new dangers. Researchers have identied more than 300 new viral mutations in the latest strain of Ebola, according to research published in the journal Science last month. They are rushing to investigate if this strain of the disease produces higher virus levels which could increase its infectiousness. So far, there is no scientic data to indicate that. The risk, though, is that the longer the epidemic continues, the greater the chance that the virus could change in a way that makes it more transmissible between humans, making it harder to stop, said Charles Chiu, an infectious disease physician who studies Ebola at the University of California at San Francisco. If the outbreak continues for a prolonged period of time or it becomes endemic, it may mutate into a form that is more virulent, said Chiu. It is really hard to predict. Viruses such as Ebola, whose genomes are made from ribonucleic acid, are constantly mutating. Some mutations are good for the virus and some are bad for the virus, said Ian Mackay, a virologist at the University of Queensland. Its the ones that are good for the virus that tend to stick around. Viruses dont think. They make mutations that are good for them, he said. If it helps the virus spread or replicate faster it will be around more. It is a numbers game, the more cases you have the more likely there are going to be mutations that could change the virus in a signicant way, said David Sanders, a professor of biological sciences at Purdue University who studies Ebola. The more it persists, the more likely we are going to be thrown a curve. So far, the patterns of transmission are consistent with the previous Ebola epidemic, Chiu and several other researchers said. Ebola virus spreads through direct contact with bodily uids, such as vomit or diarrhea. Patients are most infectious at the late stages of the disease when large quantities of the virus are present inside the body. This explains why health care workers and family members tending to gravely ill patients are particularly at risk of getting infected.Long Ebola outbreak boosts odds of mutation
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And because the time between dinner and the next mornings meal is the longest your body goes without food, breakfast has an effect on you thats different from any other meal. Eating within two hours of waking can make a difference in the way you metabolize glucose, or blood sugar, all day. Your glucose level rises every time you eat, and your pancreas produces insulin to shuttle the glucose into your cells, where its used for energy. Research is nding that keeping glucose and insulin in the right balance has important effects on metabolism and health. Consumer Reports provides ve good reasons to eat in the morning: 1. It may protect your heart. In a recent study that involved almost 27,000 men, researchers found that those who didnt eat a morning meal were 27 percent more likely to develop heart disease than those who did. Our research indicates that people who skip breakfast gain weight, which can lead to diabetes as well as high cholesterol and blood pressure all of which can raise your risk of heart disease, notes Dr. Eric Rimm, a professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. The reason isnt entirely known, but he says that breakfast skippers tend to overeat at other meals and snack excessively throughout the day. 2. It might lower your risk of Type 2 diabetes. A morning meal may help you avoid fluctuating glucose levels, which can lead to diabetes. A study of almost 30,000 men found that not eating breakfast raised the risk by 21 percent, even after taking into account their body mass, what they ate and other factors. In a study of women, those under age 65 who skipped breakfast even just a few times per week were 28 percent more likely to develop diabetes than women who ate it regularly. And if youre in the habit of dashing out in the morning with only a cup of coffee, Consumer Reports suggests taking note: Women in the study who worked full time had a greater risk than those who worked part time, researchers noted, possibly because job stress has been found to raise glucose levels. 3. It gets you moving. In a recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN), people who ate breakfast were more physically active during the morning than those who didnt. That might be because a temporary increase in blood sugar gave them more energy. Its interesting to note that those who ate a morning meal consumed more calories over the course of the day than the breakfast skippers but they didnt gain weight because they were more active. 4. It might give you a mental edge. Research involving adults and children has indicated that breakfast might enhance memory, attention, the speed of processing information, reasoning, creativity, learning and verbal abilities. Scientists at the University of Milan in Italy reviewed 15 studies and found some evidence that those benets might be a function of the stable glucose levels that a morning meal provides. 5. It just might keep your weight down. Although more than 100 studies have linked eating breakfast with a reduced risk of obesity, researchers point out that those studies are merely observational and thus dont prove that the meal keeps you from gaining weight. More solid evidence comes from randomized controlled trials. One such study, published in the journal Obesity, found that overweight people who were dieting and ate more calories for breakfast than dinner lost more weight compared with subjects who ate larger evening meals. But other trials have been inconclusive. A study published in AJCN found that eating or skipping breakfast had no effect on weight loss, although it may have been too small to be meaningful.Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day NEW YORK (AP) Fear drove Wall Street to one of its most dramatic, nauseating days in years on Wednesday. Investors ed stocks and poured into bonds as worries about a global economic slowdown intensied. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 460 points in afternoon trading, all three U.S. stock indexes were in negative territory for the year, and the so-called fear index spiked. A late recovery limited the damage and left stocks mostly lower. But investors were shaken after the heaviest day of trading in more than three years. I think its fair to call it a global growth scare right now, said Bill Stone, chief investment strategist at PNC Asset Management. Investor concerns of a worldwide economic slowdown turned into outright fear after weeks of turbulence. Germany, Europes biggest economy is struggling. Greece, a key actor in Europe debt crisis three years ago, could see its government collapse next year, putting a crucial bailout program in danger. A batch of wor risome economic news in the U.S. also fueled the selling. Traders sold riskier investments and moved money into U.S. government bonds, gold and cash. By the end of the day, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 173.45 points, or 1 percent, to 16,141.74. The Standard & Poors 500 index lost 15.21 points, or 0.8 percent, to 1,862.49 and the Nasdaq composite dropped 11.85 points, or 0.3 percent, to 4,215.32 The yield on the benchmark U.S. 10-year note fell from 2.20 percent to below 1.91 percent. By the end of the day, it pulled back to a yield of 2.14 percent. The yield on bonds moves in the opposite direction of prices.Wall Street gets a licking | BUSINESSAs stock market drops, mortgage rates fall, too(LA Times) If theres an upside to a plunging stock market, its that mortgage rates are falling too. Investors bailing out on stocks have piled into U.S. Treasury bonds, pushing down the governments longterm borrowing costs on Wednesday to the lowest since June 2013 about 2.1 percent annual interest on the 10-year Treasury note. That yield was more than 2.5 percent at the end of September. That means xed mortgage rates, which tend to track the long-term Treasury yield, also are trending down. And that could perk up the lethar gic real-estate industry. First-time homebuyers and those with less-thanperfect credit histories still struggle to qualify for loans, a byproduct of the mortgage meltdown. But the lowest-risk buyers and renancers have been enjoying loans at 4 percent or less in recent months. Thats a surprise during a period when the Federal Reserve has been winding down its program aimed at lowering long-term rates. Mortgage broker Roger Kumar delivered good news this week to a renancer with plenty of home equity: a 30-year loan at a xed rate of 3.875 percent with almost no fees.Walmarts new GoBank has bankers on edge(Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) Walmart is rolling out a new checking account product, and bankers arent happy about it. Some bankers see the launch of GoBank a smartphone-friendly checking account with Californias Green Dot Bank that is expected to be available through Walmart stores by the end of October as another attempt by Walmart to encroach on their turf. Walmart has been trying for years to get into the banking industry and to be a bank, said Rose Oswald Poels, chief executive of the Wisconsin Bankers Association. And I think their partner ship with Green Dot is another way of sort of doing an end run around the banking industry, from a per ception standpoint. The Independent Community Bankers of America, a trade group that represents smaller banks around the country, is calling on regulators to scrutinize the new checking accounts the way it does those of traditional local banks.
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Page 6 WIRE www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 Publication date: 10/16/14 Port Charlotte Tampa Bradenton Englewood Fort Myers Myakka City Punta Gorda Lehigh Acres Arcadia Hull Bartow Winter Haven Plant City Brandon St. Petersburg Wauchula Longboat Key Placida Osprey Limestone Apollo Beach Venice Ft. Meade Sarasota Clearwater Boca Grande Cape Coral 0-50 Good; 51-100 Moderate; 101-150 Unhealthy for sensitive groups; 151-200 Unhealthy; 201-300 Very Unhealthy; 301-500 Hazardous Source : scgov.net 8 a.m. 10 a.m. Noon 2 p.m. 4 p.m. 6 p.m.The higher the AccuWeather.com UV Index number, the greater the need for eye and skin protection. 0-2 Low; 3-5 Moderate; 6-7 High; 8-10 Very High; 11+ Extreme. RealFeel Temperature is the exclusive AccuWeather.com composite of effective temperature based on eight weather factors.UV Index and RealFeel Temperature Today Precipitation (in inches)Temperatures Gulf Water Temperature Source : National Allergy BureauPunta Gorda Englewood Boca Grande El Jobean Venice High Low High Low Cape Sable to Tarpon Springs Tarpon Springs to Apalachicola Wind Speed Seas Bay/Inland direction in knots in feet chop City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W WORLD CITIESCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W City Hi Lo W Hi Lo WCity Hi Lo W Hi Lo W FLORIDA CITIES CONDITIONS TODAY TIDES AIR QUALITY INDEX POLLEN INDEX Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. ALMANAC Sanibel Bonita Springs Shown is todays weather. Temperatures are todays highs and tonights lows. North Port MARINE THE NATION Cold Warm Stationary Showers T-storms Rain Flurries Snow Ice Shown are noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for the day. Fronts Precipitation -10s-0s0s10s20s30s40s50s60s70s80s90s100s110s(For the 48 contiguous states yesterday)U.S. ExtremesThe Sun Rise Set The Moon Rise SetPossible weather-related delays today. Check with your airline for the most updated schedules. Hi/Lo Outlook Delays Minor Major Minor MajorThe solunar period schedule allows planning days so you will be fishing in good territory or hunting in good cover during those times. Major periods begin at the times shown and last for 1.5 to 2 hours. The minor periods are shorter. AIRPORT SUN AND MOON SOLUNAR TABLE657587878376 TODAY Sunny, pleasant and less humid83 / 620% chance of rainNice with plenty of sunshine83 / 600% chance of rain FRIDAY Plenty of sunshine84 / 620% chance of rain SATURDAY Brilliant sunshine and comfortable86 / 650% chance of rain SUNDAY Pleasant with periods of sun86 / 6810% chance of rain MONDAYAir Quality Index readings as of WednesdayMain pollutant: ozoneForecasts and graphics, except for the WINK-TV 5-day forecast, provided by AccuWeather, Inc. Punta Gorda through 5 p.m. Wednesday24 hours through 5 p.m. Wednesday 0.35 Month to date 1.67 Normal month to date 1.69 Year to date 47.37 Normal year to date 45.72 Record 2.00 (1983) High/Low 87/74 Normal High/Low 87/68 Record High 91 (1989) Record Low 50 (1977) Today Fri. Today Fri. Today Fri.Apalachicola 78 56 s 80 60 s Bradenton 81 65 s 81 64 s Clearwater 81 67 s 81 66 s Coral Springs 84 64 s 83 63 s Daytona Beach 81 59 s 79 59 s Fort Lauderdale 85 68 s 85 68 s Fort Myers 82 64 s 83 62 s Fort Pierce 82 60 s 81 58 s Gainesville 78 53 s 78 55 s Jacksonville 77 52 s 78 55 s Key Largo 84 70 pc 83 70 s Key West 84 75 pc 83 74 s Kissimmee 82 60 s 81 60 s Lakeland 81 60 s 80 60 s Melbourne 82 61 s 81 61 s Miami 86 67 s 84 67 s Naples 83 67 s 83 65 s Ocala 78 53 s 79 55 s Okeechobee 81 57 s 79 56 s Orlando 82 59 s 81 59 s Panama City 76 57 s 78 62 s Pensacola 77 54 s 80 61 s Pompano Beach 85 67 s 84 65 s St. Augustine 78 59 s 77 59 s St. Petersburg 81 65 s 81 66 s Sanford 82 59 s 81 59 s Sarasota 81 63 s 82 62 s Tallahassee 76 51 s 81 54 s Tampa 81 63 s 81 63 s Titusville 82 60 s 79 60 s Vero Beach 81 59 s 79 56 s West Palm Beach 84 64 s 83 64 s Winter Haven 83 59 s 82 60 sToday 8:57a 3:37a --5:20p Fri. 12:26a 5:25a 10:44a 6:17p Today 7:34a 1:53a 11:03p 3:36p Fri. 9:21a 3:41a 11:33p 4:33p Today 6:39a 12:14a 10:08p 1:57p Fri. 8:26a 2:02a 10:38p 2:54p Today 12:18a 4:06a 9:29a 5:49p Fri. 12:58a 5:54a 11:16a 6:46p Today 5:49a 12:32a 9:18p 2:15p Fri. 7:36a 2:20a 9:48p 3:12p NW 8-16 1-3 Light NW 8-16 2-4 Moderate 83/62 81/63 81/65 82/70 83/65 82/64 83/59 83/62 83/62 83/61 83/60 81/59 83/59 82/58 83/57 81/65 83/60 82/67 83/64 82/64 83/59 81/61 82/64 81/59 81/63 81/67 83/70 83/65 82/6482 Pollen Index readings as of Wednesday Today Fri. Today Fri. Today Fri. Today Fri.Albuquerque 77 52 s 76 53 s Anchorage 45 32 pc 45 33 pc Atlanta 67 50 s 77 58 s Baltimore 69 51 pc 70 52 pc Billings 63 38 pc 64 44 pc Birmingham 71 49 s 81 55 s Boise 66 45 pc 72 49 pc Boston 73 57 r 69 54 pc Buffalo 65 53 r 63 52 c Burlington, VT 73 57 r 68 53 c Charleston, WV 60 50 c 69 51 pc Charlotte 70 47 pc 74 52 s Chicago 62 49 c 62 43 pc Cincinnati 64 50 sh 70 48 pc Cleveland 61 51 r 65 47 pc Columbia, SC 74 50 s 77 55 s Columbus, OH 66 52 sh 70 49 pc Concord, NH 72 53 r 70 45 pc Dallas 88 60 s 86 58 s Denver 72 41 pc 64 40 s Des Moines 71 50 pc 61 43 s Detroit 64 51 sh 66 47 c Duluth 57 43 pc 52 35 c Fairbanks 32 17 c 32 17 c Fargo 69 42 s 51 36 c Hartford 73 54 r 71 51 pc Helena 59 33 pc 64 44 pc Honolulu 88 75 pc 89 78 pc Houston 86 59 s 85 62 s Indianapolis 63 50 c 68 46 pc Jackson, MS 78 52 s 85 58 s Kansas City 73 48 s 66 42 s Knoxville 62 47 pc 72 53 pc Las Vegas 84 60 s 83 60 s Los Angeles 76 61 pc 75 59 pc Louisville 65 52 c 74 50 pc Memphis 73 56 s 81 55 s Milwaukee 59 49 c 62 41 c Minneapolis 69 47 s 55 40 c Montgomery 76 47 s 83 55 s Nashville 65 48 pc 78 49 s New Orleans 82 61 s 84 64 s New York City 72 58 r 70 58 pc Norfolk, VA 74 56 pc 73 57 s Oklahoma City 85 53 s 79 49 s Omaha 74 48 s 64 40 s Philadelphia 72 57 r 71 56 pc Phoenix 92 68 s 89 66 s Pittsburgh 61 51 sh 63 49 c Portland, ME 69 56 r 67 49 pc Portland, OR 67 51 c 63 55 r Providence 73 55 r 70 52 pc Raleigh 71 50 pc 73 53 s Salt Lake City 68 45 pc 73 48 pc St. Louis 70 53 s 71 48 s San Antonio 88 58 s 89 64 s San Diego 74 64 pc 73 63 pc San Francisco 73 59 pc 74 62 c Seattle 64 52 c 62 56 r Washington, DC 72 57 pc 73 58 pc Amsterdam 63 54 t 63 55 pc Baghdad 89 66 t 86 63 s Beijing 69 44 s 74 47 s Berlin 58 50 t 59 49 pc Buenos Aires 79 59 t 72 61 pc Cairo 82 66 s 85 67 s Calgary 54 29 s 59 42 pc Cancun 87 74 t 85 73 t Dublin 60 50 sh 62 54 r Edmonton 52 30 s 58 36 c Halifax 65 58 pc 65 55 r Kiev 62 46 r 59 37 c London 64 56 sh 65 61 pc Madrid 69 56 pc 73 53 pc Mexico City 72 53 pc 70 55 pc Montreal 71 56 r 65 52 c Ottawa 69 52 r 62 51 c Paris 67 56 c 66 58 pc Regina 51 30 r 49 31 pc Rio de Janeiro 83 71 pc 87 73 pc Rome 76 66 t 76 62 pc St. Johns 49 37 sh 52 44 c San Juan 90 76 s 89 77 s Sydney 73 53 s 67 55 sh Tokyo 69 58 sh 71 57 pc Toronto 64 50 r 61 50 c Vancouver 58 49 c 58 51 r Winnipeg 61 39 c 47 32 sh 83/62High ..................... 93 at Needles, CALow ................. 18 at Eagle Nest, NMFt. Myers 82/64 sun none Punta Gorda 83/62 sun none Sarasota 81/63 sun none New Oct 23 First Oct 30 Full Nov 6 Last Nov 14 Today 1:10 a.m. 2:37 p.m. Friday 2:02 a.m. 3:15 p.m. Today 7:28 a.m. 6:59 p.m. Friday 7:29 a.m. 6:58 p.m. Today 12:46a 6:57a 1:09p 7:20p Fri. 1:29a 7:40a 1:51p 8:03p Sat. 2:10a 8:21a 2:31p 8:42p MONTHLY RAINFALLMonth 2014 2013 Avg. Record/YearJan. 3.67 0.43 1.80 7.07/1979 Feb. 1.24 2.12 2.52 11.05/1983 Mar. 5.10 1.98 3.28 9.26/1970 Apr. 2.00 3.06 2.03 5.80/1994 May 3.68 2.76 2.50 9.45/1991 Jun. 6.34 10.50 8.92 23.99/1974 Jul. 5.21 7.38 8.22 14.22/1995 Aug. 7.06 9.29 8.01 15.60/1995 Sep. 11.40 11.12 6.84 14.03/1979 Oct. 1.67 3.48 2.93 10.88/1995 Nov. 0.01 1.91 5.53/2002 Dec. 0.97 1.78 6.83/2002 Year 47.37 53.10 50.74 (since 1931)Totals are from a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. WEATHER/WORLD NEWS JOHANNESBURG (AP) Some doctors in countries hit hardest by the deadly Ebola disease decline to operate on pregnant women for fear the virus could spread. Governments face calls from frightened citizens to bar travel to and from aficted nations. Meanwhile, the stakes get higher as more people get sick, highlighting a tricky balance between protecting people and preserving their rights in a global crisis. The world could impose more restrictions to ward off a disease that has overwhelmed several West African countries, and exposed shortcomings in medical procedures in Texas and also Spain, where Ebola cases have been diagnosed. Such measures can be legal, lawyers say, but the challenge is to ensure that quarantines, curbs on movement and other steps do not intrude too heavily on civil liberties. People would rather do more than less, and the problem is that it becomes a slippery slope in terms of rights, said Paul Millus, a New York lawyer who handles civil rights and employment issues. Already, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, where the Ebola outbreak has killed thousands, are trying to implement severe controls. Authorities have imposed curfews, lockdowns and roadblocks. They have ordered a stop to traditional funeral rites that involve touching relatives bodies. An entire battalion of troops in Sierra Leone is in quarantine, waiting to deploy on a regional mission to conict-torn Somalia. In the United States, a second Texas health care worker has tested positive for the disease. Last week, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy of Connecticut signed an order giving the states public health commissioner the ability to quarantine anyone believed to have been exposed to the Ebola virus. John Thomas, a professor at the Quinnipiac University School of Law in Connecticut, said the world will be dealing more and more with the possible conict between health policies and civil liberties. The tension here is how broadly to cast this protective net, he said. Thomas cited the positive model of relatively effective quarantines during the u pandemic that killed millions in the early 20th century, and, on the other hand, quarantines imposed for no reason whatsoever on people in the early days of the AIDS crisis. The World Health Organization says West Africa could see up to 10,000 new Ebola cases a week within two months, dramatically up from the 9,000 cases reported so far, about half of whom have died. Doctors there are confronting ethical dilemmas on a daily basis. Juli Switala, a South African pediatrician with Doctors Without Borders, said her team chose not to help some sick babies who were not newborn out of fear that staff may be infected by bodily uids. The groups clinic in the town of Bo in Sierra Leone similarly decided to turn away pregnant women because childbirth poses a greater threat of infection. Its very difcult to be the gynecologist who is making the decision to do a Caesarean section where there is going to be a lot of blood and a lot of body uids, and you are putting your staff and team at risk if you do this, Switala said. She noted a curfew that bars people from riding a motorbike, a common form of transport, after 7 p.m., meaning women who go into labor after that time have no way to reach a clinic. Additionally, people worry about running into police checkpoints because they are uncertain of what will happen if they are tested and found to have a fever.Ebola crisis puts pressure on human rights AP PHOTOA health care worker mixes chlorine with water at an Ebola treatment center in Hastings, Freetown, Sierra Leone, Wednesday. | WORLDEgypt warplanes hit Libya militiasBENGHAZI, Libya (AP) Egypt deepened its involvement in the ght against Islamist militias who have taken over key parts of Libya on Wednesday, with ofcials saying Egyptian war planes have bombed their positions in the eastern city of Benghazi. The two ofcials, who have rsthand knowledge of the operation, said the use of the aircraft was part of an Egyptian-led campaign against the militiamen that will eventually involve Libyan ground troops recently trained by Egyptian forces.Lower oil prices accelerate ruble collapseMOSCOW (Bloomberg) The decline in oil prices may be depriving Russian President Vladimir Putin of his biggest ally. Oil has been the key to Putins grip on power since he took over from Boris Yeltsin in 2000, fueling a booming economy that grew 7 percent on average from 2000 to 2008. Now, with economic growth slipping close to zero, Russia is reeling from sanctions by the United States and the European Union over its land grab in Ukraine, and from a ruble at a record low.Police moves in Hong Kong spark outrageHONG KONG (AP) Riot police moving against activists before dawn Wednesday sparked outrage after ofcers were seen kicking a handcuffed protester and dragging dozens of others away in the worst violence against the pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong since they began more than two weeks ago. Protesters were knocked to the ground by hundreds of police, some with batons, pepper spray and shields. Ofcers also tore down barricades around an underpass outside the governments headquarters.Bomber kills 5 anti-Taliban elders in PakistanISLAMABAD (AP) A suicide bomber targeted a meeting of anti-Taliban elders Wednesday in a tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing ve people and wounding 10, security ofcials said. The attacker, who was wearing an explosive vest, blew himself up as the elders met in the Tirah Valley in the Khyber tribal region, two ofcials said. They said the dead and wounded were transported to a government hospital. The ofcials spoke on condition of anonymity.Documentary: Hitler was a meth addictWASHINGTON (Washington Post) Adolf Hitler is remembered as many things: a genocidal warmonger, a hateful ideologue, a failed art student. But the phrase drug addict is usually not high among the list of epithets. A documentary, to be aired this weekend by Britains Channel 4, digs into the Fhrers hidden drug habit. Based on details in a 47-page American military dossier compiled during the war, Hitler was taking a cocktail of 74 different drugs, including a form of what is now commonly known as crystal meth. British jobless rate declinesLONDON (Bloomberg) British unemployment fell more than forecast to the lowest in six years, according to a report Wednesday that also pointed to a cooling in the strength of the labor market. The jobless rate based on International Labor Organization methods dropped to 6 percent in the three months through August from 6.2 percent, the Ofce for National Statistics said in London Wednesday. The data also showed that jobless claims fell the least since April 2013 in September and the economy created jobs at the slowest pace in more than a year in the latest quarter.
SPORTSThursday, October 16, 2014 YourSun.com Facebook.com/SunCoastSports @ S unCoastSports SunCoastSportsBlog .com Sports Editor: Mark Lawrence INDEX | Lottery 2 | Community calendar 2 | MLB 2 | Golf 2 | NFL 3 | College football 3 | NBA 4 | NHL 4 | College basketball 4 | Quick hits 5 | Scoreboard 5 | Preps 5 ENGLEWOOD After watching her Port Charlotte High School volleyball team drop the rst two sets to Lemon Bay on Wednesday night, coach Christine Burkhart came up with a way to motivate her players. She threatened them with laps. I said if they didnt cheer really loud, if I didnt think it was an adequate cheer after every point, if I didnt see them talking to the people beside them and giving them energy, Burkhart said, there were going to be consequences for it. Her message was well received. The Pirates stormed back to win the matchs nal three sets, completing their comeback and defeating the Mantas 22-25, 22-25, 25-20, 25-23, 15-9 on Lemon Bays senior night. Unfortunately my team has this history of beginning to play in the third game. I dont know why they do it, but they do it often, Burkhart said. We failed to come out strong in the beginning, but it just takes a while. We just have to keep on pushing, and we did a really good job of staying together as a team and being condent PREP VOLLEYBALL: Port Charlotte 3, Lemon Bay 2SUN PHOTO BY KATHERINE GODINALemon Bay High Schools Caitlin Montgomery tries to spike the ball past Port Charlottes Haley Dionisio during Wednesdays match in Englewood. The Pirates rallied to beat the Manta Rays in ve games.A motivating messagePirates erase 2-game deficit to beat Manta Rays By JOSH VITALESPORTS WRITER UP NEXTLemon Bay: at LaBelle, today, 6 p.m. Port Charlotte: in District 6A-11 quarterfinal, Monday, TBDLIKE US ON FACEBOOKWe regularly post shot of the day, and face of the game photos at Facebook.com/ SunCoast Sports COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Florida StateFSU might be ACCs only hopeBOSTON The Southeastern Conference has two schools in the state of Mississippi and almost an entire division, in fact stalking a berth in the new college football playoff. The Big Ten, often maligned, has Michigan State on a course for the national seminals and a couple of other ranked, one-loss schools standing by if the Spartans falter. The Big 12 and Pac-12 each have a handful of teams in the polls, too. The Atlantic Coast Conference has only Florida State. The defending NCAA champions have cruised to a 6-0 record and a comfortable spot near the top of the Top 25. But as the second-ranked Seminoles (6-0) head into this weekends game against No. 5 Notre Dame, they are carrying not only their own title hopes but those of their whole conference. You want the league to do good; you want the league to do good nationally, no doubt about it, said North Carolina coach Larry Fedora, who like many of his colleagues added that he was mostly worried about his own team, for now. Fedoras Tar Heels lost 50-43 to the Fighting Irish last week and are now back in the confer ence getting ready for Georgia Tech, which was ranked 22nd By JIMMY GOLENASSOCIATED PRESS IRISH AT SEMINOLESWHO: No. 5 Notre Dame (6-0) at No. 2 FSU (6-0, 4-0 ACC) WHEN: Saturday, 8 p.m. WHERE: Doak Campbell Stadium, Tallahassee TV: ABC RADIO: 820 AM, 1040 AM TICKETS: Ticketmaster.com INSIDE: Jameis Winston will not be getting any more advice from Bo Jackson, PAGE 3FSU | 3 PIRATES | 6KANSAS CITY, Mo. As the reworks exploded overheard, they converged in a mob near the mound: youth, inexperience, joy and exuberance. They bounced together and shouted and danced. An American League afterthought entering this postseason, the Kansas City Royals are returning to the World Series after a 29-year absence thanks to an unsung and unbeatable cast that managed to upend the Baltimore Orioles in four straight games. The Royals again relied on steady pitching and spectacular defense, topping the Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium to complete the AL Championship Series sweep. They became the rst team to open the postseason with eight straight wins. The World Series is scheduled to begin Tuesday in Kansas City, MLB PLAYOFFS: Kansas City 2, Baltimore 1KC sticks to its MOBy RICK MAESEWASHINGTON POSTRoyals ride pitching, D to ALCS sweep WORLD SERIES DROUGHTSThe Kansas City Royals advanced to their first World Series since 1985, leaving six teams with a longer stretch since their last World Series appearance. Yrs. Team Last WS 68 Chicago Cubs 1945 45 Washington Nationals* Never 37 Seattle Mariners** Never 34 Pittsburgh Pirates 1979 31 Milwaukee Brewers 1982 30 Baltimore Orioles 1983 Franchise started in 1969 as Montreal Expos ** Franchise started in 1977 Note: Brewers moved to National League in 1998AP PHOTOKansas Citys Lorenzo Cain, the AL Championship Series MVP, lays down a sacrice bunt against Baltimore on Wednesday. ROYALS | 2ENGLEWOOD Vlad Makarenkovs teammates cheered as he walked toward his coaches, arms locked with his parents, wearing a bathing suit and a tie. He cheered on Kase Cicchella, who smirked and turned his head from side to side as if he were a celebrity walking down a runway. The Lemon Bay High School swimmers, divers and coaches chuckled as the lone seniors on the boys team were honored, taking it in stride in the same manner theyve handled everything for the past four seasons. Theyre denitely different, coach Dawn Hall said, laughing. Theyre fun and theyre good kids. Theyre really just nice, good, hard-working boys and thats what you want as a coach. Makarenkov then led the team chant When I say Lemon, you say Bay. ... When I say Manta, you say Rays for the rst time, hyping up the Manta Rays for Wednesdays dual meet against North Port, a completion of a lightning-suspended meet that, and the last meet of the regular season.Mantas honor seniors with win PREP SWIMMINGBy ZACH MILLERSPORTS WRITER PREPARAZZICheck out photos from Lemon Bays senior day at suncoastsportsblog.com.INSIDEPort Charlotte takes lengthy break before district meet, swimming notebook, PAGE 6MANTAS | 6
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To report an error, call the sports department or email email@example.com.How to Submit a story idea: Email or call Mark Lawrence 941-206-1175. Must contain name, address and phone number. Submit local golf scores: Email scores to firstname.lastname@example.org. Scores appear in the weekly Herald sections. Report a high school result: Call 877-818-6204 or 941-206-1126 by 10:30 p.m. the day the event is held. ASH, England Defending champion Graeme McDowell and Victor Dubuisson began the World Match Play Championship with comfortable wins on Wednesday, three weeks after teaming up as one of Europes top pairings in the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. McDowell had a 3-and-2 victory over Alexander Levy, who won the Portugal Masters on Sunday, and Dubuisson beat Pablo Larrazabal by the same score in the rst of three group matches at The London Club in southeast England. Historically in this event the last couple of years I have been getting off to slow starts and you dont want to put yourself in the hole against good players, said McDowell, who was 4 up after 10 holes against Levy in the rst match of the day. So a good start for me was key. ... I got going with the putter and was able to build a winning lead. Henrik Stenson, at No. 5 the highest-ranked player in the 16-man eld, halved his match with George Coetzee of South Africa. Two other members of Europes Ryder Cup winning team, Stephen Gallacher and Jamie Donaldson, lost to Shane Lowry and Paul Casey, respectively. Patrick Reed, the U.S. teams top points scorer in Gleneagles, opened with a 2-and-1 loss to Jonas Blixt. Reed won 3 points in the Ryder Cup in his rst appearance in the competition. Blixt went ahead with a birdie at No. 7 and was never behind after that. It was one of those days where both of us played pretty solid, but at the end of the day I didnt really make anything, said the Texas-born Reed. Joost Luiten and Thongchai Jaidee, who lost to McDowell in last years nal, also opened with wins. Davies, OMeara among 4 for Hall of Fame: Laura Davies of England was chosen as one of four inductees to the World Golf Hall of Fame. Davies, long regarded Britains greatest female golfer with four majors, 12 appearances in the Solheim Cup, and some 70 wins around the world. She will be inducted at a ceremony at St. Andrews on July 13 next year during the week of the British Open. The others chosen for induction were Mark OMeara, David Graham of Australia and architect A.W. Tillinghast. OMeara won the Masters and British Open in 1998 among his 16 PGA Tour victories. Kaymer wins PGA Grand Slam in a playoff: Martin Kaymer is making a habit of beating Bubba Watson in head-to-head situations, even at an exhibition of major champions in Southhampton, Bermuda. The U.S. Open champion won the PGA Grand Slam of Golf on the first playoff hole at Port Royal by making a 10-foot birdie and then watching Watson miss his birdie putt from 4 feet. British Open and PGA champion Rory McIlroy closed with a 75 and was eight shots behind. Jim Furyk, the alternate in this 36-hole event for the years four major champions, had a 73. Watson, the Masters championship, shot 69.McDowell continues winning waysBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GOLF ROUNDUP | COMMUNITY CALENDARBASEBALLGame Day Heat: 12U travel team looking for players. Practices Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 p.m. at North Charlotte Regional Park. Call Scott, 941-421-8378. Hit Factory: Venice team seeks experienced managers, coaches for travel teams ages 9-12. Teams will train at the Hit Factory, including a strength and agility program designed for their age group. Call Dave, 941-716-4451. Los Angeles Dodgers adult resident camp: Nov. 9-15, at Dodgertown, Vero Beach. Instructors include former Dodger players and coaches. Cost: $4,995. Instructors include Maury Wills, Steve Garvey, Ron Cey and Eric Karros. To register, call 844-670-2735 or visit historicdodgertown.com.BADMINTONPlay dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon, year-round, Englewood Sports Complex. All levels of play. Cost: $2/session. Rackets and shuttles provided. Call Terry, 941-740-0364.BOXINGYouth and adult classes: Male and female. Mondays-Fridays, 6-8 p.m. at 24710 Sandhill Blvd., Deep Creek. Training and/or competition. Member of USA Boxing. Call 239-292-9230 or visit CharlotteHarborBoxing. com, www.facebook.com/ CharlotteHarborBoxingGymnasium.FOOTBALLBuffalo Bills Backers of North Port: Meet every game day at Buffalo Wings and Rings, corner of Price and Toledo Blade. Bring a non-perishable food item for the North Port Salvation Army food bank. New members welcome. Contact Betty, panfishcookers@aol. com or 941-429-6835. Buffalo Bills Backers of Port Charlotte: Meet every game day at Ms. Rascals Loony Bin, 1182 Tamiami Trail. Bring a non-perishable food item for Port Charlotte Salvation Army food bank. New members welcome. Contact Mark, email@example.com or 941-624-2896.GOLFTarpon 2-day, 2-man: Oct. 26 at Deep Creek Golf Club, Nov. 2 at Kingsway Country Club. Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. both days. Cost: $125 per player for two rounds of golf, lunch and prizes. To register, contact Scott Harvey at 941-2045691 or firstname.lastname@example.org.Sixth annual Elephant Scramble: Oct. 25 at St. Andrews South Golf Club in Punta Gorda. Shotgun start: 8:30 a.m. Cost: $60/ person. To register, contact Bill Dryburgh, email@example.com, or Massey Loughman, jmloughman@ comcast.net. Knights of Columbus Council 11483 fundraiser: Saturday at Bobcat Trail Golf Club/ Shotgun start: 8:30 a.m. Cost: $75/ player or $300/foursome. To register, call Al Heyman, 908-625-4940, or Joe Manna, 941-629-0436, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.HOCKEYTringali signups, open hockey: Signups for boys and girls pre-k to 17 for inline season at Tringali Recreation Center in Englewood: Saturday 8 a.m.-noon. Also looking or male or female players 18-and-over for league. Open hockey on Saturday mornings 8-10 a.m. Call 941-244-6253 or email email@example.com.PRESCHOOLERSFranz Ross Park YMCA: Soccer, T-Ball and All Sport for ages 3-4. Register in person, online at CharlotteCountyYMCA.com or call 941-629-9622. Cost: $30/members, $60/nonmembers.RUNNINGTrick or Trot 5K Trail Run: Saturday, 8 a.m. at Ann Dever Memorial Regional Park, Englewood. Cost: $20/Zoomers and MTC members; $25/all others before Oct. 5; $30/race day. Race day registra tion begins 6:30 a.m. See www. zoomersrun.com for registration. Team V Fitness: 5K and 10K programs. Strength and conditioning also offered. Contact Scott or Krissy, 941-889-9914.SOFTBALLEnglewood Mens Senior Softball League: Open practice sessions Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m., at Englewood Sports Complex. League play (Jan. through mid-March) in two divisions (60-and-up and 70-and-up). Registration forms available at the Englewood Sports Complex office building. Call Richard, 941-460-9645. MLB PLAYOFFS: NLCSAP PHOTOSan Franciscos Juan Perez scores past A.J. Pierzynski of St. Louis during Wednesday nights Game 4 in the NL Championship Series. The game was not complete in time for this edition. SAN FRANCISCO Adam Wainwright is determined to forget about his frustrating October outings and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be. The Cardinals ace is condent he made some key adjustments in a bullpen session Monday and will return to form when he starts tonights Game 5 of the NL Championship Series against the Giants. It remains unclear whether Yadier Molina will be able to catch him. A.J. Pierzynski was set to start for a second straight game Wednesday in place of Molina, who strained his left oblique during Sundays Game 2. Wainwright said he and the pitching staff have plenty of condence in Pierzynski, who chatted up several teammates in a circle near near home plate before batting practice. He is encouraged by his progress. The positives to take away were when your arm doesnt feel the best, you need everything else to be locked in and your delivery to be sharp, Wainwright said. My delivery was not sharp. My arm didnt feel great the last few times out. Now my arm feels better and my delivery should be much sharper, so it should be a much more polished pitcher you see. The right-hander has failed to make it out of the fth inning in each of his two postseason starts, raising speculation about his health and prompting general manager John Mozeliak to acknowledge Wainwright might be tired after pitching 227 innings following a career-high 24123 a year ago in 2013. The 33-year-old Wainwright went 20-9 with a 2.38 ERA in 32 starts for the second 20-win season in his nineyear major league career. Wainwright confident for Game 5By JANIE McCAULEYASSOCIATED PRESS | BASEBALL SCOREBOARD ALCSKANSAS CITY 4, BALTIMORE 0Friday: Kansas City 8, Baltimore 6, 10 innings Saturday: Kansas City 6, Baltimore 4 Monday: Baltimore at Kansas City, ppd., rain Tuesday: Kansas City 2, Baltimore 1 Wednesday: Kansas City 2, Baltimore 1ROYALS 2, ORIOLES 1Markakis rf 4 0 1 0 0 0 .267 De Aza lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .308 A.Jones cf 4 0 0 0 0 1 .214 N.Cruz dh 4 0 0 0 0 0 .308 Pearce 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .077 J.Hardy ss 3 0 1 1 0 0 .182 Flaherty 3b 1 0 0 0 2 1 .333 Hundley c 3 0 0 0 0 2 .143 Schoop 2b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .100 Totals 30 1 3 1 2 5 Kansas City AB R H BI BB SO Avg. A.Escobar ss 4 0 1 0 0 0 .214 Aoki rf 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 1-J.Dyson pr-cf 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 L.Cain cf-rf 4 1 2 0 0 1 .667 Hosmer 1b 3 0 2 0 0 0 .417 B.Butler dh 1 0 0 1 1 0 .300 A.Gordon lf 3 0 0 1 0 1 .273 S.Perez c 3 0 0 0 0 0 .091 Infante 2b 3 0 1 0 0 1 .273 Moustakas 3b 3 0 0 0 0 1 .273 Totals 28 2 7 2 1 5 Baltimore 010 000 000 1 3 0 Kansas City 000 101 00x 2 7 0 1-ran for Aoki in the 6th. LOB Baltimore 4, Kansas City 4. 2BPearce (1), J.Hardy (1). RBIsJ.Hardy (1), B.Butler (3), A.Gordon (5). SFB.Butler. Runners left in scoring posi tionBaltimore 1 (Schoop); Kansas City 2 (S.Perez 2). RISPBaltimore 1 for 3; Kansas City 0 for 2. Runners moved up Hundley, A.Gordon. GIDPMoustakas. DP Baltimore 1 (Schoop, J.Hardy, Pearce). Baltimore IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA W.Chen L, 0-1 5 7 2 2 1 4 80 3.38 Gausman 2 0 0 0 0 1 33 0.00 Kansas City IP H R ER BB SO NP ERA Guthrie 5 3 1 1 2 2 94 1.80 Frasor W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.00 K.Herrera H, 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 14 0.00 W.Davis H, 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 13 0.00 G.Holland S, 3-3 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 3.00 Inherited runners-scoredGausman 2-1. UmpiresHome, Joe West; First, Ron Kulpa; Second, Mark Wegner; Third, Brian Gorman; Right, Marvin Hudson; Left, Dan Iassogna. T 2:55. A 40,183 (37,903).NLCSSAN FRANCISCO 2, ST. LOUIS 1(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Saturday: San Francisco 3, St. Louis 0 Sunday: St. Louis 5, San Francisco 4 Tuesday: San Francisco 5, St. Louis 4, 10 innings Wednesday: St. Louis at San Francisco, late Today: St. Louis (Wainwright 20-9) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 18-10), 8:07 p.m. (FS1) x-Saturday: San Francisco at St. Louis, 4:07 p.m. (Fox) x-Sunday: San Francisco at St. Louis, 7:37 p.m. (FS1)World Series(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) All games televised by Fox Oct. 21: St. Louis/San Fran. at Kansas City Oct. 22: St. Louis/San Fran. at Kansas City Oct. 24: Kansas City at St. Louis/San Francisco Oct. 25: Kansas City at St. Louis/San Francisco x-Oct. 26: Kansas City at St. Louis/San Fran. x-Oct. 28: St. Louis/San Fran. at Kansas City x-Oct. 29: St. Louis/San Fran. at Kansas City where the Royals will host the winner of the National League Championship Series between the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals. The Orioles only could watch the Royals celebration in stunned silence. The talented Baltimore squad lost the series four games by a combined six runs. The baseball gods will be kind to you, Orioles Manager Buck Showalter said not long before the start of Game 4, if you stay true. Perhaps. They were kind to somebody but rarely the Orioles in this series. The little bounces and fortunate twists always seemed to side with the team in blue. To be sure, though, the series never hinged on luck or fate. For the Royals, ALCS MVP Lorenzo Cain had eight hits and ve runs in four games. Mike Moustakas blasted a pair of homers. The defense consistently stole hits and saved runs, from Moustakas stellar glovework to the sprinters in the outeld. In the fth inning Wednesday, Alex Gordon reached over his head on the run and made a catch just a split second before crashing into the left eld wall. Of course, he held on. And the Kansas City bullpen allowed two earned runs in 16 innings of work. Meanwhile, the Orioles kept waiting for big hits that rarely came and were never big enough. Their best bat, Adam Jones, produced four hits in the series and whiffed at least once in each game ve times total while Steve Pearce managed one hit in 17 at-bats. And not a single Baltimore starter lasted six innings on the mound. The contest had barely started before Baltimore watched its hopes of climbing out of a threegame hole unravel and in a manner that has come to typify the quirky Kansas City bunch. The Royals managed four base runners and scored a pair of runs in the rst inning before even hitting the ball out of the ineld. Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar led off with a soft grounder up the middle that was just good enough to be called a hit. The second batter, Norichika Aoki, was hit by a pitch, and Royals Manager Ned Yost instructed Cain, the teams top hitter this postseason, to lay down a sacrice bunt. With runners on second and third, Eric Hosmer tapped a grounder to rst, and Pearce red the ball home. The throw was in the dirt, and as Escobar slid into the plate, he booted the ball to the backstop, which allowed Aoki to score, too. Pearce was charged with a throwing error, and the lights began to dim on the Orioles season. The Orioles managed to put a dent in that lead in the third on Ryan Flahertys leadoff homer to right, and their best chance to tie came in the sixth. Baltimore put runners at the corners with cleanup hitter Nelson Cruz strolling to the plate. Facing Kansas City reliever Kelvin Herrera, the hard-hitting left elder sent a 99-mph fastball back up the middle, but Royals second baseman Omar Infante needed to make just one step to snare the line drive and end the inning. From there, as it has all series, the Kansas City bullpen cruised. Three Royals relievers combined to allow two hits in 323 scoreless innings to secure the win and bring the World Series to Kansas City for the rst time in nearly three decades.ROYALSFROM PAGE 1
The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 www.sunnewspapers.net SP Page 3 NFL: MiamiBraced for a big challengeDAVIE Miami Dolphins cornerbacks Brent Grimes and Cortland Finnegan are 5-foot-10 and often look even smaller, which will be the case Sunday against the big Chicago Bears. Unless we sign a couple of guys from the Heat, we probably are going to have a size discrepancy there, Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle said. As two of the NFLs smallest players, Grimes and Finnegan are accustomed to size mismatches. But even by their standards, the Bears present a tall order with 6-4 Brandon Marshall and 6-3 Alshon Jeffery at receiver. Through six games, the Pro Bowl duo has combined for 56 catches and seven touchdowns. Theyre big, Finnegan said. We dont have Luol Deng, so weve got to gure it out. Marshall and Jeffery arent Jay Cutlers only large targets. Tight end Martellus Bennett is 6-6, and 6-2, 218-pound running back Matt Forte leads the NFL with 46 catches and enjoys running over cornerbacks. To compound the challenge, Grimes and Finnegan are coming off their worst game of the season in Sundays last-minute loss to Green Bay. Grimes allowed Jordy Nelson to make nine catches for 107 yards and a score, and Finnegans poor tackling led to two touchdowns. Finnegan declined to blame a sore neck that limited him in practice last week. I cant use my neck as a crutch, he said. I just didnt tackle well. Ive got to shore that up. The Packers mounted long drives to score twice in the nal 4:09 for a 27-24 victory. Finnegan said the Dolphins (2-3) cant allow the wrenching defeat to linger. The Chicago Bears dont give a rip what happened against the Green Bay Packers, he said. So weve got to go out there and give them our best. That means clamping down on their towering wideouts, even though Marshall claimed his six-inch height advantage will not be a big deal against Miami. He ranked Grimes as one of the NFLs top two cornerbacks. Theres not a mismatch out there, Marshall said Wednesday. This is probably going to be the best secondary we face all year. Grimes is a technician. Hes super-duper focused. And we all know about Cortland hes hy per-competitive and makes plays on the ball. Last weeks game aside, Grimes and Finnegan have played well for the most part this season. Grimes might not be performing at his Pro Bowl level of last year, but he remains the best player in a solid secondary, while Finnegan has revived his career after an injury-plagued 2013 with the St. Louis Rams. But they have yet to face a duo like Marshall and Jeffery, who combine their size with good speed and offer two go-to options close to the goal line. The Bears rank third in the NFL with 15 redzone touchdowns. In the red zone they pose a problem because Cutler can throw the ball higher, Finnegan said. Youve got to play through the receiver, play through his hands. Coach Joe Philbin agreed there are ways his cornerbacks can and must compensate for their height disadvantage. We cant do anything to necessarily elevate them in the next four days from a stature standpoint, Philbin said. They are going to have to play with good fundamentals. The Dolphins also hope to confuse Cutler and force takeaways by mixing their coverages and applying a strong pass rush, Philbin said. He often preaches about the need for takeaways, but the Dolphins have only three interceptions this season, with one by Grimes and none by Finnegan. I dont think we can play one coverage, Philbin said. I dont think were going to press every play; I dont think were going to be off every play. Weve got to mix it up. Weve got to get some pressure on their quarter back and hopefully force them into a bad decision or two, get our hands on the ball. All of those good things that good defenses do, were going to need to do. By some measures, the Dolphins have been stout on defense this year. Theyre allowing 6.1 yards per pass, third-best in the NFL. Theyre also allowing only 3.8 per rush, which is eighth best. But theyre 25th in points allowed per game. Were not consistent enough, Finnegan said. We have the playmakers. We just dont play great all the time.By STEVEN WINEASSOCIATED PRESDolphins cornerbacks outmatched in size AP PHOTOMiamis Brent Grimes pulls down Green Bays Jordy Nelson after one of Nelsons nine receptions for 107 yards in Sundays game. DOLPHINS AT BEARSWHO: Miami (2-3) at Chicago (3-3) WHEN: Sunday, 1 p.m. WHERE: Soldier Field, Chicago TV: CBS RADIO: TBD TALLAHASSEE Former Heisman winner Bo Jackson said Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston needs to make some change, but Jackson is done trying to help. Jackson said on the Jim Rome Show this week that Winston has not listened to his guidance and has no plans to reach out again. Im the type of person, I will go out of my way to help anybody, Jackson said. (But) if you cant take that advice and learn from it, then Ive got nothing else to do with the situation. Youre on your own. Both are from Bessemer, Ala. Winston, who has said he looked up to Jackson, is facing a code of conduct hearing after a former FSU student said he sexually assaulted her in December 2012. No. 1 Mississippi State ready for break: The first half of Mississippi States season was perfect. Now quarterback Dak Prescott and the Bulldogs get some time to decompress before the second half begins. No. 1 Mississippi State (6-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) is off this weekend after winning three straight games against top-10 opponents. The Bulldogs dont play again until a road game against Kentucky on Oct. 25. Its good to get a little break where you dont have to prepare and scout so hard as if you were playing on a Saturday, Prescott said. It comes at a valuable time after a good little stretch. BB gun incident causes $880 in damage: The BB gun incident that led to a one-game suspension for seven North Carolina State football players caused $880 worth of damage to two cars, according to incident reports filed by campus and city police. The incident took place Oct. 6 six days before the Wolfpacks 30-14 loss to Boston College at an apartment complex near campus. In a statement, associate athletic director Fred Demarest said the players involved will be making full restitution. Around the nation: Louisville junior running back/kick returner Corvin Lamb will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn right anterior cruciate ligament. The Miami native had six kickoff returns for a 187 yards, including a 97-yard touchdown, in its season-opening victory over Miami.Bo knows this: Hes done helping WinstonBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOKQB needs to make some life changes, Jackson says PLAY IT FORWARDFive games to watch this week: Notre Dame at Florida State: This years best top-10 matchup not involving schools from the SEC West. The No. 5 Irish seem to be replaying the 2012 season as they survive one close game after another. Second-ranked Florida State keeps winning despite the never-ending swirl of controversy surrounding Jameis Winston. Washington at Oregon: How intense is the Pac-12 North rivalry? Rick Neuheisel, immediately after being fired at Washington, donned an Oregon cap for a photo with Nike founder/Oregon booster Phil Knight. Baylor at West Virginia: The Mountaineers (4-2) rallied from 14 points down Saturday to defeat Texas Tech. West Virginias lost to Alabama and Oklahoma. Texas A&M at Alabama: Two years ago the Aggies, led by Johnny Manziel, shocked the Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa. Alabama overcame the defeat to win the national title. The Tide won a wild rematch last year. Stanford at Arizona State: A rematch of last years Pac-12 championship game. The Sun Devils hope this turns out better. each controls its Pac-12 divisional fate. Los Angeles Times Ebola facts sent to teamsEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. The NFL sent a newsletter outlining basic facts about the Ebola virus to all team doctors and trainers for distribution to players and staff. The league said Wednesday the newsletter was written by the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, the leagues infectious disease consultants, and sent to the leagues 32 teams on Monday in the unlikely event that they actually have such contact, the doctors wrote. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said Wednesday in an email the newsletter was informational. The two doctors who signed the newsletter advised teams that they did not need to screen players or staff to make sure they have not had close contact with anyone who traveled to or from areas where Ebola is now endemic. Dolphins QB Tannehill limited by ankle injury: Ryan Tannehill is dealing with an ankle injury that kept him out of part of practice, according to the teams first injury report of the week. Tannehill gave no indication that he was hurt. The third-year quarterback has not missed a game, but his latest issue was enough for the Dolphins to add a second quarterback to their practice squad McLeod Bethel-Thompson joined Seth Lobato. Matt Moore is the only quarterback other than Tannehill on the 53-man roster. Around the league: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed former Chicago Bears cornerback Isaiah Frey. He was a sixth-round draft pick in 2012 and played all 16 games in 2013, making six starts with 47 tackles. This season, he played in three games with one start. He was waived last week. The Bucs have a bye this week. Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been fined $25,000 for intentionally twisting the ankles of two Carolina Panthers players, according to multiple reports. San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick had his fine of $11,025 for inappropriate language reduced by half because there was no evidence of a racial slur, according to multiple reports. NFL NOTEBOOKFROM WIRE REPORTS JETS AT PATRIOTSWHO: N.Y. Jets (1-5) at New England (4-2) WHEN: Today, 8:25 p.m. WHERE: Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, Mass. TV: CBS, NFL Network RADIO: 99.3 FM before falling to Duke on Saturday and dropping out of the rankings. Clemson is now the only ACC team in the Top 25 other than Florida State but with two losses already and a No. 24 ranking, probably too far to climb into playoff contention. That means the Seminoles are the conferences best and perhaps only hope of getting an ACC team into a four-team playoff that will leave out at least one power conference champion. If the Seminoles lose this weekend to the last currently ranked team on their schedule, the ACC could lose out on a postseason berth, the $6 million payday that goes along with it and bear the stigma of being the worst of the Big Five leagues. It would be big if we get an ACC team into the playoff, said Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy, who as a Florida transfer has more trouble than most rooting for the Seminoles. And, as a competitor, you hope FSU will be undefeated when they come into our game. Conferences have their rivalries, but most teams are able to put that behind them when it comes to nonconference games. So nding a favorite in this weekends game between the Seminoles and Irish isnt too difcult for most ACC players and coaches. But that only goes so far. You dont want to root for your enemy, but the enemy of your enemy is your friend, BC lineman Bobby Vardaro said, mindful of the fact that the Eagles and Seminoles will meet on Nov. 22. Then it just looks a lot better when we beat them. For sure, the other conferences have their own problems. The Big Ten was largely written off after Ohio State, Michigan and Michigan State all lost nonconference games on the same early season weekend. The SEC is thought to be so deep and so strong, with four schools in the West Division in the top 10, that its conference champion could wind up with two losses. The Pac-12 has no unbeaten teams remaining. Asked about the possibility of the ACC being left out, Boston College coach Steve Addazio made the case for his conference, noting that last year it produced the national champion along with the winners of the Heisman Trophy winner (Winston), the Doak Walker Award (BCs Andre Williams), and Outland Trophy winner (Pittsburghs Aaron Donald).FSUFROM PAGE 1
Page 4 SP www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 GAINESVILLE Florida has suspended highly-touted forward Chris Walker for the rst two games of the season for violating team rules. Coach Billy Donovan announced the discipline Wednesday at the teams annual media day, saying Walker also will miss an exhibition game against Barry University on Nov. 6. Donovan also said freshman Brandone Francis wont play this season because of NCAA academic issues. A 6-foot-5 guard from the Dominican Republic, Francis has been admitted to school but has to prove himself academically, Donovan said. Walker, a 6-foot10 sophomore from Bonifay, will sit out the regular-season opener against William & Mary on Nov. 15 and against Miami two days later. He is scheduled to return against LouisianaMonroe on Nov. 21. I think the biggest thing, his biggest challenge this year, is going to be his ability to manage expectations, Donovan said. You hear all these expectations, and people look at the fact that hes gotten physically strong and everything else. He has such a long way to go in terms of being reliable, accountable and disciplined. Those would be the three things I would say I dont have a real good grasp on right now, but were going to nd out. Walker averaged 1.9 points and 1.3 rebounds in 18 games last season. He sat out the rst 12 games because the NCAA determined he received improper benets. He was ordered to donate $270 to a charity of his choice and serve 80 hours of community service. Walker made his collegiate debut Feb. 4, spending the rest of year playing behind Patric Young, Will Yeguete and Dorian Finney-Smith. He announced in April that he was giving the Gators one more year before turning pro. Hes widely considered an NBA lottery pick because of his size, raw skill and athleticism. Ive never seen a guy have more hype coming into the middle of our year, Donovan said. I kept telling you guys, Listen, hes not going to be ready to do all that. I think I was accurate. I dont know what kind of impact hes going to make. Maybe hes got his own personal expectation of where he thinks he should be. If hes not at that level, how is he going to handle that? One of the most difcult things to deal with as a coach is when you have players with individual expectations that dont get met. Hes got to have a realistic expectation. Hes got a long way to go. So does Francis. There are things he has to do academically while hes here to get himself eligible to play, Donovan said. If he progresses in his rst semester like we hope he will, hell be allowed to come back to practice for the second semester.Gators suspend Walker for two gamesBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE BASKETBALL: FloridaHighly-touted forward will miss Floridas openers MIAMI Erik Spoelstra wanted Wednesday to be a full-contact practice day for the Miami Heat. Instead, school was in session. Everyone around the Heat knew that getting ready for this season would be different, since LeBron James has changed addresses and the roster looks much different than the ones Miami had on the way to making appearances in the NBA Finals in each of the last four years. The Heat are 0-4 in the preseason. Theyre giving up 109 points per game, on 48 percent shooting. And while everything happening now gets erased when the regular season starts in two weeks, theres some reasons for concern. I still want to win basketball games, Heat forward Chris Bosh said. There is a balance. You say process I do say that a lot just to be politically correct but in all actuality weve got to win some games. Weve got to play better defense. We have to start seeing something different. Process is a word Spoelstra uses often, and the process right now is certainly far different than the one Miami went through starting in 2011. Theres new players in the locker room, some of them being tried in multiple roles already this preseason. The defensive numbers rank near the bottom of the NBA. Dwyane Wade, Luol Deng and Danny Granger are all struggling with their shot, and Mario Chalmers, Josh McRoberts and Justin Hamilton are all hurt. Were not making excuses, said Spoelstra, the Heat coach since 2008. Every team is going through something, missing guys. Its about the type of team youre developing, committing to that, showing improvement. Were showing ashes. Were not showing improvement, yet. Tuesdays exhibition against Atlanta under scored Spoelstras words. One ash came early, when Miami ran out to a 19-point lead early in the second quarter. And then came the collapse, with the Heat not just blowing that entire lead but actually trailing by 20 at one point in the fourth quarter. Then came the next ash, with Miami getting within four with 2 minutes left, but no closer. Were process-oriented, so were not necessarily talking about the win, were talking about playing a consistent game which we havent gotten to, Spoelstra said Wednesday. Last night was schizophrenic, in terms of some of the very best of our basketball and some of our very worst. Were not playing to our identity. Theres no outward signs of panic. Wade is shooting 39 percent, Deng and Granger are both shooting 37 percent, but the Heat expected it would take time for everyone to get into game rhythm. Chalmers hip pointer is improving, McRoberts (toe) and Hamilton (heart ailment) both worked out Wednesday, and soon the Heat will be whole again. Were still trying to build our system, Spoelstra said. The Heat went through the lm on Wednesday, worked out specic details in practice and then spent much of the session again honing defense. With four preseason games left, there suddenly doesnt seem like a lot of time to get all the kinks ironed out. Bosh said its the little things, like whifng on screens and not making an extra pass, thats hurting the Heat on game nights so far. And strangely, he doesnt see those things happening in practice, only in the exhibitions. The potential is there, Bosh said. Weve just got to do the hard stuff. Around the league: In Cincinnati, LeBron James returned to Clevelands lineup and scored 10 of his 26 points in the third quarter to help the Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers 98-93, spoiling David Wests return to Xavier in preseason action. In Portland, Maine, Louis Williams made a 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left to give the Toronto Raptors a 92-89 victory over the Boston Celtics in a preseason game. In Orlando, Nik Vucevic had 20 points and 11 rebounds as the Magic held off Flamengo 106-88 in an exhibition game In Washington, Otto Porter scored 19 points and Kevin Seraphin had 18 points and 12 rebounds to help the short-handed Wizards beat Israels Maccabi Haifa 101-95 in an exhibition game. Steve Nash missed his third straight practice after injuring his back while carrying travel bags Los Angeles Lakers Coach Byron Scott said, the latest setback in what is shaping up as Nashss final NBA season. Contributing Associated PressWinless Heat look lost in preseasonBy TIM REYNOLDSASSOCIATED PRESS NBA ROUNDUPLeBrons 26 points helps lead Cavaliers to victory AP PHOTOMiami coach Erik Spoelstra gestures to players during the second half of Tuesdays preseason game against Atlanta. The Hawks won, 109-103. Krejci, Smith lead BruinsDETROIT David Krejci and Reilly Smith both scored in regulation and again in the shootout as the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 Wednesday night. The Bruins outshot Detroit 35-18 in regulation, and Jimmy Howard made three key saves in overtime the last to stop Torey Krug at pointblank range. Howard, though, couldnt stop Krejci and Smith in the shootout, while neither Gustav Nyquist or Andrej Nestrasil could get their shots on net. Nyquist tied the score at 2:56 of the third period, snapping a wrist shot past Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask to end Detroits streak of nine scoreless power plays. Tomas Tatar also scored for the Red Wings. Boston had two great chances in the final minute of regulation, but Howard made a pad save on Dougie Hamilton, then knocked away Simon Gagnes attempt to put in the rebound. Flames 2, Blackhawks 1, OT: In Chicago, Jonas Hiller made 49 saves and Mikael Backlund scored at 4:35 of overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames to a victorys. The Blackhawks controlled the action for much of the night, enjoying a 50-18 advantage in shots on goal. Around the league: The NHL selected Nashville to host the 2016 All Star game, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press. The NHL scheduled a news conference for Friday morning in Nashville where Commissioner Gary Bettman is expected to make the officials announcement. Defenseman Jake Muzzin agreed to a five-year, $20 million contract extension with Los Angeles, passing on a chance at free agency to stay with the defending Stanley Cup champions. NHL ROUNDUPBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PANTHERS AT SABRESWHO: Florida (0-2-1) at Buffalo (0-3-0) WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m. WHERE: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y. TV: Fox Sports FloridaLIGHTNING AT CANUCKSWHO: Tampa Bay (2-1-1) at Vancouver (3-1-0) WHEN: Saturday, 10 p.m. WHERE: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, B.C. TV: Sun Sports RADIO: 620 AM STORRS, Conn. Connecticut opened practice Wednesday with a lot of new faces, but the same goal of winning a national title. The two-time defending womens champions, who lost center Stefanie Dolson and guard Bria Hartley to graduation, have reloaded with the nations top recruiting class. Freshmen guards Kia Nurse, Gabby Williams, Courtney Ekmark and Sadie Edwards join a strong core of veterans, which includes Breanna Stewart, the reigning national player of the year. We have two teams, coach Geno Auriemma said. We have a team of older guys that dont know anything but winning national championships and weve got a team of young guys that dont know anything about winning any games. Auriemma said hes hoping to nd two shooters among the newer players who can help replace the production of Dolson and Hartley. Hes also hoping to get a major contribution from 6-foot2 forward Morgan Tuck, who received a medical redshirt after playing just eight games as a sophomore and undergoing major reconstructive surgery on her right knee in January. Tuck, who will still have three years of eligibility at UConn, said she is pain free and was excited to get back to practice Wednesday after her lengthy layoff. I think when you have to really work for something, now, when Im back playing, it makes it a lot more special, she said.New faces, familiar goal COLLEGE BASKETBALL: WomenUConns pursuit of another title starts anewBy PAT EATON-ROBBASSOCIATED PRESS KANSAS CITY, Mo. The preseason Big 12 player of the year began his career at Dayton. The newcomer of the year spent time at Southern California and UNLV before landing at Iowa State. Welcome to big-time college basketball in the modern era, where four-year transfers are all the rage. The movement between Division I programs, once relatively rare, has become so prevalent that many coaches are even changing the way they build their programs. Consider Oklahoma State, which had players depart for Miami and Louisiana-Lafayette this past offseason while welcoming high-scoring guard Anthony Hickey from LSU. You almost have to keep a scholarship available, Cowboys coach Travis Ford said during the Big 12s annual media day Wednesday. You could almost do your recruiting in the spring, as many good players as are out there, as well call difference-makers. According to STATS, the number of players who appeared in at least one game for more than one Division I school has nearly tripled over the past decade, from 122 in 2004-05 to 325 last year. That amounts to nearly one player for every school in the country. The trend is especially pronounced in the Big 12. West Virginia guard Juwan Staten, who earned the preseason player of the year nod from the leagues coaches, started 34 games for the Flyers as a freshman. Top newcomer Bryce Dejean-Jones, a dynamic shooting guard, played his freshman season for USC, his sophomore and junior years with UNLV and will nish his college career at Iowa State. In fact, every school in the 10-member confer ence has had at least one player transfer to or come from another Division I school over the past two seasons. Around the nation: LSU coach Johnny Jones said one of the key challenges in his third season will be trying to win games while learning about a team full of new players as the Tigers try to end a six-year streak without an NCAA tournament bid. Louisiana Tech was the preseason favorite to win Conference USA and Green Bay was picked to repeat as champion in Horizon League.Big 12 hopes for transfer of power COLLEGE BASKETBALL NOTEBOOKBY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 www.sunnewspapers.net SP Page 5 Sports on TVCOLLEGE FOOTBALL7:30 p.m. ESPN Virginia Tech at PittsburghGOLF6:30 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Volvo World Match Play Championship, second day group matches, at Kent, England 11:30 a.m. TGC European PGA Tour, Hong Kong Open, rst round (same-day tape) 5 p.m. TGC PGA Tour, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, rst round, at Las Vegas 11:30 p.m. TGC LPGA, KEB HanaBank Champi onship, second round, at Incheon, South KoreaMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL8 p.m. FS1 Playos, National League Cham pionship Series, Game 5, St. Louis at San FranciscoNFL8:25 p.m. CBS/NFL N.Y. Jets at New EnglandSOCCER8 p.m. ESPN2 MLS, New England at HoustonGlantz-Culver LineMLB PLAYOFFSNational League FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at San Francisco -135 St. Louis +125NCAA FOOTBALLTonightFAVORITE O T O/U UNDERDOG at Pittsburgh +3 1 (45) Va. Tech Utah 1 2 (52) at Oregon St.Tomorrowat Boise St. 15 17 (61) Fresno St. at Houston 6 8 (48) TempleSaturdayMarshall 21 21 (57) at FIU Syracuse 3 5 (42) at Wake Forest at N. Illinois 14 11 (58) Miami (Ohio) Akron 4 3 (42) at Ohio at Minnesota 13 12 (48) Purdue at Maryland 3 4 (51) Iowa Baylor 9 8 (80) at W. Virginia at Duke 4 3 (50) Virginia Ga. Tech 1 2 (68) at N. Carolina at Louisville 14 17 (48) NC State at UMass 12 16 (61) E. Michigan at Bowl. Green 3 1 (70) W. Michigan at C. Michigan 7 8 (54) Ball St. Georgia 3 3 (58) at Arkansas-xSan Jose St. Pk 1 (47) at Wyomingat Air Force 11 9 (58) New Mexico USF +1 1 (52) at Tulsa at La. Tech 7 7 (51) UTSA at N. Texas 10 10 (56) S. Miss. Cincinnati 14 14 (61) at SMU at Troy 6 7 (63) App. St. at BYU 11 10 (53) Nevada Army 5 5 (52) at Kent St. Stanford 4 3 (54) at Ariz. St. at Oregon 19 21 (66) Washington UCLA 8 7 (74) at California UAB +1 1 (71) at Mid.Tenn. at Ohio St. 18 19 (59) Rutgers at Alabama 12 11 (61) Texas A&M at Southern Cal 20 19 (61) Colorado Michigan St. 15 14 (58) at Indiana Clemson 7 5 (46) at Bos. College at Oklahoma 9 8 (58) Kansas St. at Idaho 4 4 (66) New Mex.St. at S. Alabama 17 17 (56) Georgia St. W. Kentucky 3 6 (68) at FAU at Colorado St. 5 5 (53) Utah St. at Mississippi 17 16 (46) Tennessee at Texas 12 12 (46) Iowa St. at Florida 4 5 (49) Missouri at Texas Tech 14 14 (57) Kansas at TCU 9 8 (62) Oklahoma St. at UCF 19 19 (45) Tulane Nebraska 7 6 (52) at Nwestern at LSU 11 9 (51) Kentucky at Florida St. 12 12 (57) Notre Dame at San Diego St. 9 8 (46) Hawaiix-at Little Rock, Ark.NFLTonightFAVORITE O T O/U UNDERDOG at New England 8 9 (45) N.Y. JetsSundayat Indianapolis 3 3 (49) Cincinnati at Washington 4 5 (46) Tennessee at Chicago 3 3 (49) Miami Cleveland 4 5 (45) at Jsonville Seattle 6 6 (43) at St. Louis at Green Bay 7 7 (49) Carolina at Baltimore 7 7 (49) Atlanta at Bualo 4 5 (43) Minnesota at Detroit 2 3 (49) New Orleans at San Diego 5 4 (45) Kansas City at Dallas 4 6 (48) N.Y. Giants Arizona 4 3 (44) at Oakland at Denver 7 6 (50) San FranciscoMondayat Pittsburgh 4 3 (44) HoustonNHLFAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at N.Y. Islanders -120 San Jose +100 at Pittsburgh -170 Dallas +150 at Washington -120 New Jersey +100 at N.Y. Rangers -200 Carolina +170 at Ottawa -120 Colorado +100 at Montreal -130 Boston +110 at Los Angeles -135 St. Louis +115TennisATP IF STOCKHOLM OPEN At Kungliga Tennishallen, Stockholm, Sweden Surface: Hard-Indoor Purse: $660,000 (WT250) Singles First Round Jack Sock, United States, def. Andrey Gol ubev, Kazakhstan, 6-1, 4-6, 6-0. Pierre-Hugues Herbert, France, def. Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain, 7-6 (3), 6-4. Dustin Brown, Germany, def. Christian Lindell, Sweden, 6-4, 7-6 (3). Second Round Bernard Tomic, Australia, def. Kevin An derson (3), South Africa, 7-6 (4), 6-4. Fernando Verdasco (7), Spain, def. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, 6-3, 6-4. Grigor Dimitrov (2), Bulgaria, def. Teymu raz Gabashvili, Russia, 7-5, 7-6 (4). WTA BGL BNP PARIBAS LUXEMBOURG OPEN At CK Sportcenter Kockelsheuer, Lux embourg Purse: $250,000 (Intl.) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles Second Round Annika Beck, Germany, def. Roberta Vinci (6), Italy, 7-5, 6-0. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova (4), Czech Republic, def. Alison Van Uytvanck, Bel gium, 6-4, 7-6 (1). Kiki Bertens, Netherlands, def. Alize Cor net (2), France, 6-2, 6-3. Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, Austria, def. Pauline Parmentier, France, 6-1, 7-5. Varvara Lepchenko (5), United States, def. Jana Cepelova, Slovakia, 6-2, 6-2. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, def. Polona Hercog, Slovenia, 6-7 (8), 7-5, 6-1. Mona Barthel, Germany, def. Monica Niculescu (8), Romania, 0-6, 7-5, 6-3. Denisa Allertova, Czech Republic, def. Sa bine Lisicki (3), Germany, 7-5, 6-2. ATP ERSTE BANK OPEN At Wiener Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria Purse: $660,000 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles First Round Tobias Kamke, Germany, def. Simone Bolelli, Italy, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. Lukas Rosol (5), Czech Republic, def. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, 6-2, 6-4. Sergiy Stakhovsky, Ukraine, def. Miloslav Mecir, Slovakia, 6-2, 4-6, 6-3. Second Round Ivo Karlovic (6), Croatia, def. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, 6-4, 7-6 (1). Philipp Kohlschreiber (4), Germany, def. Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4. KREMLIN CUP At Olympic Stadium, Moscow Purse: Men, $776,620 (WT250); Women, $710,000 (Premier) Sur face: Hard-Indoor Singles Men First Round Tommy Robredo (6), Spain, def. Pedja Krs tin, Serbia, 7-6 (6), 6-4. Mikhail Youzhny (7), Russia, def. Victor Baluda, Russia, 6-3, 6-4. Second Round Roberto Bautista Agut (5), Spain, def. Sam Groth, Australia, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4). Andreas Seppi (8), Italy, def. Ivan Dodig, Croatia, 7-5, 7-6 (3). Marin Cilic (2), Croatia, def. Evgeny Donskoy, Russia, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Women First Round Alison Riske, United States, def. Darya Ka satkina, Russia, 6-1, 6-2. Kristina Mladenovic, France, def. Karolina Pliskova (7), Czech Republic, 6-3, 7-5. Second Round Svetlana Kuznetsova (5), Russia, def. Kat eryna Kozlova, Ukraine, 3-6, 6-3, 6-3. Lucie Safarova (4), Czech Republic, def. Ajla Tomljanovic, Croatia, 7-6 (4), 6-2. Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, def. Ekater ina Makarova (2), Russia, 6-4, 6-4. Camila Giorgi, Italy, def. Flavia Pennetta (3), Italy, 7-6 (4), 6-4.Pro footballNFL AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA New England 4 2 0 .667 160 129 Bualo 3 3 0 .500 118 126 DOLPHINS 2 3 0 .400 120 124 N.Y. Jets 1 5 0 .167 96 158 South W L T Pct PF PA Indianapolis 4 2 0 .667 189 136 Houston 3 3 0 .500 132 120 Tennessee 2 4 0 .333 104 153 JAGUARS 0 6 0 .000 81 185 North W L T Pct PF PA Cincinnati 3 1 1 .700 134 113 Baltimore 4 2 0 .667 164 97 Cleveland 3 2 0 .600 134 115 Pittsburgh 3 3 0 .500 124 139 West W L T Pct PF PA San Diego 5 1 0 .833 164 91 Denver 4 1 0 .800 147 104 Kansas City 2 3 0 .400 119 101 Oakland 0 5 0 .000 79 134 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Philadelphia 5 1 0 .833 183 132 Dallas 5 1 0 .833 165 126 N.Y. Giants 3 3 0 .500 133 138 Washington 1 5 0 .167 132 166 South W L T Pct PF PA Carolina 3 2 1 .583 141 157 New Orleans 2 3 0 .400 132 141 Atlanta 2 4 0 .333 164 170 BUCS 1 5 0 .167 120 204 North W L T Pct PF PA Detroit 4 2 0 .667 116 82 Green Bay 4 2 0 .667 161 130 Chicago 3 3 0 .500 143 144 Minnesota 2 4 0 .333 104 143 West W L T Pct PF PA Arizona 4 1 0 .800 116 106 San Francisco 4 2 0 .667 141 123 Seattle 3 2 0 .600 133 113 St. Louis 1 4 0 .200 101 150 Mondays result San Francisco 31, St. Louis 17 Todays game N.Y. Jets at New England, 8:25 p.m. Sundays games Seattle at St. Louis, 1 p.m. DOLPHINS at Chicago, 1 p.m. Carolina at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Washington, 1 p.m. Cleveland at JAGUARS, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Bualo, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Detroit, 1 p.m. Kansas City at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. Arizona at Oakland, 4:25 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 4:25 p.m. San Francisco at Denver, 8:30 p.m. Open: Philadelphia, BUCS CFL EAST DIVISION W L T Pts PF PA Hamilton 6 8 0 12 314 323 Toronto 6 8 0 12 375 390 Montreal 6 8 0 12 285 322 Ottawa 2 12 0 4 225 369 WEST DIVISION W L T Pts PF PA y-Calgary 12 2 0 24 392 263 Edmonton 10 5 0 20 414 294 Saskatchewan 9 6 0 18 329 360 B.C. 8 7 0 16 333 272 Winnipeg 6 9 0 12 333 407 y-clinched playo spot Mondays results Montreal 40, Saskatchewan 9 Edmonton 41, Winnipeg 9 Fridays game Ottawa at Hamilton, 7 p.m. Saturdays games Montreal at Toronto, 4 p.m. Calgary at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. Sundays game Edmonton at Saskatchewan, 4 p.m.Pro hockeyNHL EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Montreal 4 3 1 0 6 11 14 LIGHTNING 4 2 1 1 5 13 8 Ottawa 3 2 1 0 4 6 5 Toronto 4 2 2 0 4 14 14 Boston 5 2 3 0 4 7 11 Detroit 3 1 1 1 3 6 7 Bualo 4 1 3 0 2 8 17 PANTHERS 3 0 2 1 1 3 9 Metropolitan Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA New Jersey 3 3 0 0 6 13 6 N.Y. Islanders 3 3 0 0 6 15 9 Pittsburgh 2 2 0 0 4 11 6 Columbus 3 2 1 0 4 10 7 Washington 3 1 0 2 4 10 8 N.Y. Rangers 4 1 3 0 2 11 19 Philadelphia 4 0 2 2 2 11 16 Carolina 3 0 2 1 1 9 13 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Nashville 3 2 0 1 5 9 6 Chicago 3 2 0 1 5 10 6 Minnesota 2 2 0 0 4 8 0 Dallas 3 1 1 1 3 7 9 Colorado 4 1 2 1 3 4 12 St. Louis 2 1 1 0 2 6 4 Winnipeg 3 1 2 0 2 7 9 Pacic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose 3 3 0 0 6 13 5 Anaheim 4 3 1 0 6 16 12 Calgary 5 3 2 0 6 13 13 Los Angeles 4 2 1 1 5 12 9 V ancouver 2 2 0 0 4 9 6 Arizona 2 1 1 0 2 5 8 Edmonton 3 0 2 1 1 7 16 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Tuesdays results Anaheim 4, Philadelphia 3, SO San Jose 6, Washington 5, SO Bualo 4, Carolina 3, SO Calgary 3, Nashville 2, SO N.Y. Islanders 6, N.Y. Rangers 3 Dallas 4, Columbus 2 Toronto 3, Colorado 2, OT New Jersey 2, LIGHTNING 1 Los Angeles 6, Edmonton 1 Wednesdays results Boston 3, Detroit 2, SO Calgary 2, Chicago 1, OT Edmonton at Arizona, late Todays games San Jose at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m. Dallas at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. New Jersey at Washington, 7 p.m. Carolina at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Boston at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. Colorado at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. St. Louis at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. Fridays games PANTHERS at Bualo, 7 p.m. Calgary at Columbus, 7 p.m. Detroit at Toronto, 7:30 p.m. Nashville at Winnipeg, 8 p.m. Vancouver at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m. Minnesota at Anaheim, 10 p.m. ECHL Fridays games Kalamazoo at Elmira, 7:05 p.m. South Carolina at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Fort Wayne at Indy, 7:35 p.m. Idaho at Utah, 9 p.m. Colorado at Rapid City, 9:05 p.m. Stockton at Bakerseld, 10 p.m. Ontario at Alaska, 11:15 p.m. Saturdays games South Carolina at Florida, 7 p.m. Greenville at Orlando, 7 p.m. Kalamazoo at Elmira, 7:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Toledo, 7:15 p.m. Indy at Fort Wayne, 7:30 p.m. Reading at Wheeling, 7:35 p.m. Gwinnett at Evansville, 8:15 p.m. Colorado at Rapid City, 9:05 p.m. Utah at Idaho, 9:10 p.m. Stockton at Bakerseld, 10 p.m. Ontario at Alaska, 11:15 p.m. Sundays games Greenville at Orlando, 3 p.m. Bakerseld at Stockton, 7 p.m. Ontario at Alaska, 7 p.m.TransactionsBASEBALLAmerican League TEXAS RANGERS Declined to exer cise the team option for 2015 on OF Alex Rios. TORONTO BLUE JAYS Signed INF Jonathan Diaz to a minor league contract.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association DALLAS MAVERICKS Signed G Yuki Togashi. NBA Development League AUSTIN SPURS Announced the name will be changed to the Austin Spurs.FOOTBALLNational Football League NFL Suspended Tampa Bay FB Jorvor skie Lane for two games without pay, for the violating the leagues policy on perfor mance-enhancing substances. CLEVELAND BROWNS Signed WR Kevin Cone to the practice squad. DALLAS COWBOYS Waived DE Lavar Edwards. Signed T Tony Hills from the Mi ami practice squad. NEW YORK JETS Activated LB Antwan Barnes from the physically-unable-to-per form list. Released S Josh Bush. TENNESSEE TITANS Signed OT Will Svitek. Signed TE Brett Brackett to the prac tice squad. Canadian Football League CFL Fined Hamilton DB Craig Butler an undisclosed amount for a dangerous and illegal hit during last Friday nights game against the Toronto. WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS Re leased RB Nic Grigsby.HOCKEYNational Hockey League ANAHEIM DUCKS Assigned G John Gibson to Norfolk (AHL). Placed F Patrick Maroon and D Bryan Allen on injured re serve. Recalled G Jason LaBarbera and F Chris Wagner from Norfolk. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS Activat ed F Brian Gibbons from injured reserve and assigned him to Springeld (AHL). LOS ANGELES KINGS Agreed to terms with D Jake Muzzin on a ve-year contract. MONTREAL CANADIENS Assigned F Michael Bournival to Hamilton (AHL). WINNIPEG JETS Reassigned F Patrice Cormier to St. Johns (AHL).SOCCERMajor League Soccer HOUSTON DYNAMO Announced the resignation of Dominic Kinnear, eective at the end of the 2014 regular season, to be come coach of San Jose. SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES Fired coach Mark Watson. Named assistant coach Ian Russell interim coach.COLLEGEFLORIDA Suspended sophomore F Chris Walker for the rst two games of the basketball season and an exhibition game on Nov. 6 for violating team rules. LOYOLA NEW ORLEANS Named Judith Billizone assistant cross country and track coach.SoccerMLS Todays game New England at Houston, 8 p.m. Fridays game Real Salt Lake at Portland, 10 p.m. Saturdays games Montreal at Toronto FC, 2 p.m. FC Dallas at Colorado, 3 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Chicago at D.C. United, 7 p.m. Vancouver at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Sundays games Columbus at New York, 3 p.m. Seattle FC at Los Angeles, 8:30 p.m.BasketballNBA PRESEASON Tuesdays results New York 84, Philadelphia 77 Cleveland 106, Milwaukee 100 Atlanta 109, Miami 103 New Orleans 117, Houston 98 Oklahoma City 117, Memphis 107 Wednesdays results Brooklyn 129, Sacramento 117, OT Detroit 104, Charlotte 84 Cleveland 98, Indiana 93 Toronto 92, Boston 89 Todays games Boston at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Chicago, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Denver vs. Golden State at Des Moines, IA, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Utah vs. L.A. Lakers at Anaheim, CA, 10 p.m. Fridays games Charlotte at Washington, 7 p.m. Detroit at Orlando, 7 p.m. Dallas at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Toronto vs. Oklahoma City at Wichita, KS, 8 p.m. Milwaukee vs. Minnesota at Cedar Rapids, IA, 8 p.m. Golden State vs. Miami at Kansas City, MO, 8:30 p.m. Utah at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. | SCOREBOARD | THIS WEEK ON TRACKNASCAR SPRINT CUPGEICO 500 SITE: Talladega, Ala. SCHEDULE: Friday, practice (Fox Sports 1, 2:30-3:30 p.m., 4:30-5:30 p.m.); Saturday, qualifying (ESPN, 4-5:30 p.m.); Sunday, race, 2 p.m. (ESPN, 1-6 p.m.). TRACK: Talladega Superspeedway (oval, 2.66 miles). RACE DISTANCE: 500.08 miles, 188 laps. DEFENDING CHAMPION: Jamie McMurray. FAST FACTS: The Chase field will be cut from 12 to eight after the race, the second-round finale and sixth event in the 10-race, four-round Chase. The championship field will be cut to four after the ninth race. Chase drivers get a spot in the next round with a victory. Points are reset after each round and the title will be decided by finishing order in the Nov. 16 finale at Homestead. ... Kansas winner Joey Logano and Harvick have earned spots in the third round. Kyle Busch, Ryan Newman, Carl Edwards, Jeff Gordon, Denny Hamlin, Kasey Kahne, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are fighting for the final six spots, with Keselowski, Johnson and Earnhardt likely needing to win to advance. ... NASCAR fined Keselowski $50,000 and Tony Stewart $25,000 on Tuesday for their roles in a post-race fracas at Charlotte. They also were placed on probation. ... Hamlin won the May race at the track. ... Gordon leads active drivers with six Talladega victories. ... Earnhardt and Aric Almirola won the season races at sister-track Daytona. Earnhardt has five victories at Talladega, winning a record four straight from 2001-2003. NEXT RACE: Goodys Headache Relief Shot 500, Oct. 26, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va. ONLINE: www.nascar.comNASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCKFREDS 250 SITE: Talladega, Ala. SCHEDULE: Friday, practice, qualifying (Fox Sports 1, 5:30-7 p.m.); Saturday, race, 1 p.m. (Fox, 12:30-3 p.m.). T RACK: Talladega Superspeedway (oval, 2.66 miles). RACE DISTANCE: 250.04 miles, 94 laps. DEFENDING CHAMPION : Johnny Sauter. FAST FACTS: Jones is making his 10th start of the season in Buschs No. 51 Toyota. Busch drove the truck to victory in the season-opening race at Daytona, Talladegas sister track. ... Defending series champion Matt Crafton leads the standings, 19 points ahead of ThorSport teammate Sauter with five races left. NEXT RACE: Kroger 200, Oct. 25, Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Va. ONLINE: www.nascar.comNASCAR NATIONWIDENEXT RACE: OReilly Auto Parts Challenge, Nov. 1, Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas. LAST WEEK: Brad Keselowski won at Charlotte for his fourth victory in nine starts this year and 31st overall series win. ONLINE: www.nascar.comFORMULA ONENEXT RACE: U.S. Grand Prix, Nov. 2, Circuit of The Americas, Austin, Texas. LAST WEEK: Mercedes Lewis Hamilton won the Russian Grand Prix for his fourth straight victory and ninth of the season. Teammate Nico Rosberg was second and Mercedes wrapped up its first constructors title. Hamilton has a 17-point lead over Rosberg with three races left. ONLINE: www.formula1.com | QUICK HITS17YEAROLD JOCKEY DIESA 17-year-old apprentice jockey considered to be a rising star in horse racing died from head injuries sustained in a riding accident at an Indiana track. The Jockeys Guild said Wednesday that Juan Saez died Tuesday night at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, where he was airlifted after the accident in the eighth race at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in suburban Shelbyville. The tracks jockeys agreed to cancel Wednesdays races in remembrance of Saez. The track planned a public memorial for him today. Guild chairman and fellow rider John Velazquez said Saez was surrounded by other riders, his agent and close friends when he died. Saez, who was from Panama, is the younger brother of nationally known rider Luis Saez, who is based in New York. Juan Saez was aboard Montezuma Express when his mount clipped heels with the horse in front of him, Paddys Note. Saezs mount fell, causing him to be unseated. A trailing horse, Masaru ridden by Ricardo Santana Jr., was unable to avoid Saezs horse and also fell, unseating Santana Jr., who wasnt seriously injured. ... Apprentice jockey Caitlin Forrest died after a fall at Murray Bridge race course near Adelaide, the second female jockey to die this week in Australia. Forrests mount Colla Voce fell, bringing down three other horses, and she was flung to the ground ahead of the trailing pack. Forrest, 19, was airlifted to Royal Adelaide Hospital but died from her injuries. Carly-Mae Pye, 26, died on Tuesday from injuries sustained when the horse she was riding broke its front legs during a training run, throwing her head-first into the track. ... Churchill Downs and Kentucky Downs settled their differences over September racing dates that had overshadowed efforts to set next years calendar for the states tracks, state horse racing regulators said. Each track would have fewer racing days than they requested under the compromise announced by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. The tracks would run on the same days twice next September. An earlier proposed schedule called for three overlapping days of racing. ... In a major setback to Virginias thoroughbred horse racing industry, Colonial Downs, the Old Dominions only race track and home to the Virginia Derby, will close Nov. 1., the owner said. Track owner Jeffrey Jacobs surrendered his license to operate the 17-year old track at the start of a packed meeting of the Virginia Racing Commission in Richmond.SOCCERGarber criticizes Klinsmann: Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber took the extraordinary step of criticizing U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann for not taking Landon Donovan to the World Cup and for saying Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley damaged their careers by returning to MLS from European clubs. Garber, the leagues commissioner since 1999, questioned whether Klinsmann could be an effective coach while publicly criticizing MLS. A U.S. Soccer Federation official, speaking on condition of anonymity because no statements were authorized, said later that Klinsmann wasnt in danger of losing his job. The 32-year-old Donovan, the career scoring leader for the national team and MLS, was cut by Klinsmann in May and denied a trip to a fourth World Cup. I believe that Landon should have been in Brazil, not because he earned it or deserved it, but because his performance dictated it, Garber said during a conference call with reporters. And if anybody disagrees with that, and some of you might clearly Jurgen does then I believe that his treatment was inexcusable. ... Serbian officials accused Albania of a deliberate political provocation after a drone flew an Albanian nationalist banner over a stadium in Belgrade during a soccer match between the two Balkan rivals, sparking violence between players and fans. The referee halted and then abandoned the scoreless European Championship qualifying match in the 41st minute Tuesday night when a Serbian player grabbed the banner which carried a map of Albania enlarged to include chunks of its neighbors and Albanian players tried to protect it. As the players clashed, Serbian fans then ran onto the field and clashed with Albanian players. ... The Canadian Soccer Association maintains the artificial turf that will be used at the 2015 Womens World Cup is first class and that a gender discrimination lawsuit filed by several players over the surface has no merit. The CSA filed a response to the players complaint late last week with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. The governing body for soccer in Canada opposes the players request for an expedited hearing on the matter. ... Houston Dynamo coach Dominic Kinnear will leave the team at seasons end to coach the San Jose Earthquakes. Kinnear led the Dynamo to a 152-116107 record in all competitions with two MLS Cup championships during nine seasons with the team. They made the playoffs seven times and won four conference titles while he was at the helm.AUTO RACINGMarussia denies false Bianchi reports: Formula One team Marussia hit back at claims it contributed to Jules Bianchis life-threatening crash at the Japanese Grand Prix by urging him to ignore yellow warning flags. Marussia refuted news reports that Bianchi had been told to ignore the yellow flags and keep racing at full pace in the wet and dim conditions at the race earlier this month, saying the claims were entirely false. The French driver lost control of his car and went off the circuit, hitting a mobile crane that was inside the trackside barriers to collect another car. Bianchi remains in a hospital in Japan in a critical condition with severe head injuries. At a time when its driver is critically ill in hospital and the team has made clear its highest priority is consideration for Jules and his family, (Marussia) is distressed to have to respond to deeply upsetting rumors and inaccuracies in respect of the circumstances of Jules accident, the team said in a statement. From Wire ReportsAP PHOTOMajor League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber, right, shakes hands with Landon Donovan after a news conference in Bristol, Conn. Garber on Wednesday criticized U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann for not taking Donovan to the World Cup.
Page 6 SP www.sunnewspapers.net The Sun /Thursday, October 16, 2014 PORT CHARLOTTE The Port Charlotte High School swim team has had extra time to get ready for the postseason. The Pirates did not go to last weekends tri-county championships because of homecoming, and havent competed since a home dual meet against against Evangelical Christian on Oct. 6. They also have the latest district meet of area teams: Oct. 30 at Florida Gulf Coast University. Coach J.R. Whaley said after the last meet that he could see the threeplus weeks his team has between the end of the regular season and the start of the postseason being both an advantage and a disadvantage. Tri-county is a good meet, a fast meet, but at the same time, coming off (the county championships), we have a lot to work on and it gives us some extra time to break down some strokes and get the kids ready to go and red up, he said. Another newcomer helping Charlotte: The Tarpons got a huge boost last season when Neelin Vakil came out of nowhere to qualify for states in multiple events, including the 100 breaststroke, in which he made the A-final. Theyve gotten a similar surprise this season from senior Ethan Goff, who started diving in August and placed second behind teammate Eric Stover at the county championships and tri-county championships. Goffs improvement, along with the improvement of fellow diver Gibson Bitner, who placed third at the tri-county meet, is a big reason coach Jeff Cain believes his boys could be a top-three team at the Class 3A state meet next month. Neal named home coming queen: Port Charlotte senior swimmer Kaela Neal was named the schools homecoming queen at the Pirates football game last Friday. Her boyfriend, Lukas Phillips, was named the homecoming king.Contact Zach Miller at 941-206-1140 or firstname.lastname@example.org.By ZACH MILLERSPORTS WRITER PREP SWIMMING NOTEBOOKPirates rested heading into postseasonTaking a timeout SUN PHOTO BY DOUG SAHLINPort Charlottes Derek Walker swims during the Charlotte County Championships on Oct. 4. The Pirates, whose last meet was Oct. 6, will not compete again until the District 2A-10 meet on Oct. 30 Charlotte: at District 3A-9 meet, South County Regional Park, Punta Gorda, Oct. 22, 11 a.m. North Port: at District 4A-6 meet, Long Center, Clearwater, Oct. 25, 3 p.m. Lemon Bay: at District 2A-9 meet, Avon Park High School, Avon Park, Oct. 28, 8 a.m. Port Charlotte: at District 2A-10 meet, FGCU, Fort Myers, Oct. 30, 8:30 a.m.DISTRICT SWIM MEETS ARCADIA With a slew of injuries hindering the DeSoto County High School volleyball team, the Bulldogs have had little choice but to usher some athletes into bigger roles. Its worked just ne for Jayla Cowell, who saw a major jump in minutes after injuries sidelined Bethany Bonville, Kaitlin Steyer and Cassidy Furr. Bulldogs coach Laura White said Cowell is very athletic but is still learn ing the ner points of the game when pressed into action. All are pleasantly surprised with the results, but Cowell is rst to admit she had a supporting cast. Kaitlin has been helping me in the middle, with tips and everything, said the sophomore, who had a team-high six kills, two blocks and two aces in a loss to Charlotte on Tuesday. And Bethany, shes on the bench just yelling, You got this, you got it, and Cassidy has been keeping my attitude up, taking the pressure off me and telling me Ill get it back next time. They are great. Bonville (foot) is hopeful to return by the time district playoffs start next week, Steyer (ankle) may be ready by the regional round and the jury is still out on Furr, who suffers from an oblique strain. Cowell is condent her team can hold things together until their return. Im not disappointed (in the way we have played), she said. We want to play the best of the best, and we want to play hard. We want to have them back as soon as we can, but its good that theyre still with us (on the bench), and not too far away. The quiet riot: Pirates senior Haley Dionisio is far from the loudest on Port Charlottes side of the court, and doesnt put up flashy numbers like some of her front-row teammates. But what the defensive specialist and consistent server does bring to the table is a grit that inspires the Pirates without Dionisio having to say a word. Haley played her heart out, coach Chrissy Burkhart said, after Mondays hard-fought loss to Charlotte. It doesnt always show in the stats, but she does well. Dionisio had eight kills against Charlotte. Tarpons duo making waves: Much like Dionisio, Charlottes Jessie Valerius and Kaylee Brannon are two workhorses who have really stepped up their game lately, Tarpons coach Michelle Dill said. Valerius had six kills in a win against DeSoto County on Tuesday and Brannon added several digs to add two more weapons to Charlottes already potent game.Cowell steps up for Bulldogs PREP VOLLEYBALL NOTEBOOKBy DAWN KLEMISHSPORTS WRITER DONT MISS THESE GAMESThe district playoffs begin Monday, with championship games being held Friday. Charlotte needs to win only one game to advance, but must get past top-seed Fort Myers to do so. The real dogfight should be on the edges of the county, as Lemon Bay and DeSoto County will battle for a regional berth. The teams were evenly matched throughout the season but only one will advance to the district championship.PREP SCHEDULETODAY Volleyball Community Christian at Oasis, 5:30 p.m. Community School of Naples at Imagine, 6 p.m. Lemon Bay at LaBelle, 6 p.m. Out-of-Door Academy at Char lotte (senior night), 7 p.m. North Port at DeSoto County (senior night), 7:30 p.m. Cross Country DeSoto County at Morgan Park, Arcadia, 4:30 p.m. I decided to give it a go because I yell a lot, Makarenkov said. It was fun, I like the yelling. Im gonna try to lead it at districts. Makarenkov and Cicchella combined to win three individual events and two relays, helping the Manta Ray boys to a 260-143 win. Makarenkov won the 100 backstroke by swimming it in one minute, 2.56 seconds, and Cicchella won the 200 individual medley with a 2:24.11 and the 100 buttery in 1:04.45. They also teamed up for victories in the 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay. As the team gets ready for the postseason, which starts with the District 2A-9 meet on Oct. 28, Makarenkov and Cicchella both aim for personal bests and a trip to regionals in their individual events. Theyre also hopeful that they can shave a few seconds off their 200 medley relay time and earn a trip to states. The Lemon Bay boys and girls teams both won district titles last season, but the boys team was depleted by the loss of several seniors. Hall said she hopes the boys can place in the top four in at districts. Also honored on Wednesday were the four Lemon Bay senior girls Sophie Cattermole, Kaitlyn Hansen, Alexandria Naugle and Kayla Hleuka and team manager Karina Hleuka. The four seniors swam together in the 200 freestyle relay and took second place as the Manta girls won 292-168. The six North Port seniors, who celebrated senior day three weeks ago in Venice because the team doesnt have a pool for home meets, walked together hand-in-hand to applause from both teams after Lemon Bay completed its ceremony. The Bobcats district meet is Oct. 25 at the Long Center in Clearwater.Contact Zach Miller at 941-206-1140 or email@example.com.GirlsLEMON BAY 292, NORTH PORT 168200 medley relay: 1. Lemon Bay (Abby Shea, Sophie Cattermole, Sarah Frantz, Hunter Scott) 1:58.63, 2. North Port (Toni Burke, Chagara Nixon, Marielle Bedosky, Brittany Bosma) 2:13.01, 3. Lemon Bay (Kaitlyn Hansen, Kayla Hleuka, Alex Nau gle, Michelle Carabes Mora) 2:26.54; 200 freestyle: 1. Cattermole (LB) 1:55.62, 2. Bedosky (NP) 2:28.06, 3. Courtney Botelho (LB) 2:23.70; 200 IM: 1. Frantz (LB) 2:22. 28, 2. Bedosky (NP) 2:36.59, 3. Brittany Bosma (NP) 2:36.81; 50 freestyle: 1. Scott (LB) 26.71, 2. Bosma (NP) 26.83, 3. Cheyenne Guerra-Prats (LB) 28.45; Diving: 1. Haleigh Niles (LB) 127.50, 2. Hannah Meade (LB) 96.00. 100 buttery: 1. Cattermole (LB) 58.19, 2. Naugle (LB) 1:20.71, 3. Emily Roberts (NP) 1:23.78; 100 freestyle: 1. Shea (LB) 1:01.64, 2. Guerra-Prats (LB) 1:06.25, 3. Meade (LB) 1:10.39; 500 freestyle: 1. Shea (LB) 6:00.75, 2. Hansen (LB) 6:27.72, 3. Gloria Walker (LB) 7:16.03; 200 freestyle relay: 1. North Port (Sonja Stornes, Burke, Bedosky, Bosma) 2:01.03, 2. Lemon Bay (Hleuka, Hansen, Cattermole, Naugle) 2:01.59, 3. Lemon Bay (Frantz, Margo McCoy, Carabes Mora, Me ade) 2:01.63; 100 backstroke: 1. Scott (LB) 1:06.70, 2. Hansen (LB) 1:16.57, 3. Burke (NP) 1:21.95. 100 breaststroke: 1. Frantz (LB) 1:20.32, 2. Burke (NP) 1:20.72, 3. Hleuka (LB) 1:35.64; 400 freestyle relay: 1. Lemon Bay (Shea, Guerra-Prats, Meade, Scott) 4:17.45, 2. Lem on Bay (Walker, Carabes Mora, Niles, Botel ho) 4:59.89, 3. Lemon Bay (Hannah Gurland, Kayleigh Grundy, Zia Kopolovic, Skylar McIl vanic) 5:13.57.BoysLEMON BAY 260, NORTH PORT 143200 medley relay: 1. Lemon Bay (Vlad Makarenkov, Trent Robinson, Kase Cic chella, Evan Burger) 1:54.06, 2. North Port (Logan Chejlyk, Josh Coker, Joshua Mend ieta, Zachary Werdell) 1:54.20, 3. Lemon Bay (Nathan Ray, Kyle Frost, Blake Smith, Sean OConnell) 2:15.22; 200 freestyle: 1. Robinson (LB) 2:14.29, 2. Brandon Kap pelman (NP) 2:40.63, 3. Brady Smith (NP) 2:44.35; 200 IM: 1. Cicchella (LB) 2:24.11, 2. OConnell (LB) 2:48.72, 3. Ray (LB) 2:57.01; 50 freestyle: 1. Mendieta (NP) 23.70, 2. Makarenkov (LB) 25.01, 3. Werdell (NP) 25.20; Diving: 1. Kevin Mayes (LB) 142.70, 2. Jerey Fazier (LB) 135.00, 3. Jon Michael Slowick (LB) 128.40. 100 buttery: 1. Cicchella (LB) 1:04.45, 2. Burger (LB) 1:07.63, 3. Werdell (NP) 1:14.82; 100 freestyle: 1. Chejlyk (NP) 56.65, 2. Rob inson (LB) 59.82, 3. Kappelman (NP) 1:05.59; 500 freestyle: 1. Mendieta (NP) 5:27.59, 2. Burger (LB) 6:03.63, 3. Chejlyk (NP) 6:28.40; 200 freestyle relay: 1. Lemon Bay (Makarenkov, Fazier, Burger, Cicchella) 1:41.60, 2. North Port (Zachary Blashinsky, Chejlyk, Werdell, Mendieta) 1:44.07, 3. Lemon Bay (Slowick, Edward Chiarappa, Mayes, Chris Szoake) 1:54.96; 100 backstroke: 1. Makarenkov (LB) 1:02.56, 2. OConnell (LB) 1:14.20, 3. James Horner (LB) 1:32.06. 100 breaststroke: 1. Fazier (LB) 1:11.64, 2. Blashinsky (NP) 1:24.64, 3. Szoake (LB) 1:25.64; 400 freestyle relay: 1. North Port (Blashinsky, Chejlyk, Werdell, Mendieta) 4:03.78, 2. Lemon Bay (Robinson, OConnell, Fazier, Ray) 4:09.09; 3. Lemon Bay (Slowick, Mayes, Frost, Chiarappa) 4:32.72.MANTASFROM PAGE 1 and not getting down. That was good to see, and that was the difference tonight. All the momentum belonged to Lemon Bay to start the match, even after a three-set junior varsity match, senior night festivities and a re alarm delayed the start for more than an hour. The Mantas all-senior rotation stormed to a 2-0 lead, going on impressive late-set runs in both victories. Port Charlotte won Game 3, though, scoring six of the sets nal nine points to stay alive in the match. There was a game plan: if they won the rst one, they got to stay in, if they won second one, they got to stay in, Lemon Bay coach Stacy DeWolfe said. But in the (fourth), it was time to put some other girls in, because they were getting a little bit tired. The move looked like it sparked the Mantas initially, as setter Jessie Leclerc recorded four aces to lead Lemon Bay to an early 9-1 advantage in Game 4. But Port Charlotte was able to chip away at that decit and eventually overcome it with a 19-6 run of its own. The main issue is, our hitters got so used to a setter that is down, DeWolfe said of the difference between Leclerc and senior Melissa Maheu. Then you put in a setter that jump sets and it kind of throws everybodys hit a little bit off. We were trying to get it put back together, but we struggled with that. The teams stayed deadlocked for much of the decisive fth set, trading points until Lemon Bay took a 7-6 advantage halfway through. But the Pirates went on a tear after calling a timeout, using three kills from middle hitter Sabrina Fultz to spark an 11-2 run to secure the set and the match. We really needed this win, because our condence has been shaken a little bit lately, Burkhart said. So the fact that they came through this and came together, I couldnt ask for a better practice going into next Tuesday and districts.Contact Josh Vitale at 941-206-1122 or firstname.lastname@example.org.PIRATESFROM PAGE 1 SUN PHOTO BY KATHERINE GODINA Lemon Bay High Schools Maureen Ryan goes up for a kill as Port Charlottes Faith Price defends during Wednesdays match in Englewood. The Pirates rallied to beat the Manta Rays in ve sets. 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BoatingAnd Fishing.com Facebook.com/ WaterLineMagazine23170 Harborview Road Port Charlotte, FL 33980PUBLISHERJOSH OLIVE941-276-9657Publisher@WaterLineWeekly.comCUSTOMER SERVICE & SUBSCRIPTIONS941-206-1300MARKETINGAdvertising Director Leslee Peth 941-205-6400 LPeth@sun-herald.com Advertising Manager Mike Ruiz 941-205-6402 MRuiz@sun-herald.com Advertising Sales Erick Sykes 941-205-6405Sales@WaterLineWeekly.comBoaters Bargains 941-429-3110CONTRIBUTORSCapt. Ralph Allen Dr. Mark Asperilla, MD Paige Bakhaus Abbie Banks Greg Bartz Jared Brimer Billy Carl Capt. Josh Greer Bill Hempel Capt. Van Hubbard Ryan Ingle Robin Jenkins, DVM Jeff Kincaid Dawn Klemish Mark & Leigh Ann Long Robert Lugiewicz Nicole Miers-Pandolfi Capt. Mike Myers Betty Staugler Matt Stevens Tony Towns Capt. Cayle WillsProduced & printed by Sun Coast Media GroupSome of WaterLines subject matter consists of the writers opinions. We do our best to be accurate in matters of fact in this publication, but matters of opinion are left to each individual author. ON THE COVERPhoto provided by Julie LallyA roseate spoonbill spreads its wings in a heart shape. Water Line has gone pink this week for breast cancer awareness. WEEKLY MAGAZINE The Man on the Pier spends all summer dreaming of sheepshead. As the season gets closer, his dreams start getting bigger sometimes, way bigger than even he would have imagined.Sheepshead already? Angling 101 ROBERT LUGIEWICZ One cold front is not winter ........................................................................... Page 8 Angling 201 CAPT. MIKE MYERS How to use a lady (LadyFISH, that is) ............................................................. Page 9 Shooting Straight RYAN INGLE Girls with guns ............................................................................................. Page 11 The Ethical Hunter CAPT. JOSH GREER Feeling squirrelly .......................................................................................... Page 12 A Life on the Water CAPT. VAN HUBBARD Fall wont wait ............................................................................................. Page 13 Birding ABBIE BANKS The birds of Pinecraft ................................................................................... Page 14 Get your bait Downtown .............................................................................. Page 15 Around Charlotte Harbor CAPT. RALPH ALLEN Boys and girls ............................................................................................... Page 16 Tournament Bassin GREG BARTZ On a hot bite ................................................................................................ Page 18 Peace River Wildlife Center ROBIN JENKINS, DVM Ready for a rescue mission? ......................................................................... Page 19 SLACK TIDES ........................................................................................... Page 24 Man on the Pier MATT STEVENS Page 23 BULLETIN BOARD | Page 3 TIDE CHARTS | Page 4 MAP OF LOCAL WATERS | Page 5 FISH FINDER | Page 6 FISHING REGULATIONS | Page 7 SEAFOOD RECIPES | Page 16 FISH PROFILES | Page 22 BOATING CLASSES | Page 11 SOLUNAR TABLES | Page 13 REGULAR FEATURES TABLE OF CONTENTSStone crab season now underwayFloridas recreational and commercial stone crab claw harvest season opened Oct. 15 in state and federal waters. To ensure this valuable resource is available for generations to come, take care when removing crab claws, and follow all protective management guidelines for stone crab harvest. To be harvested, stone crab claws must be at least 2.75 inches in length when measured from the elbow to the tip of the lower immovable portion of the claw. To watch a video showing how to properly remove the claw, and increase the likelihood of survival of the released crab, go to http://ow.ly/CFDqC. Claws may not be taken from egg-bearing stone crabs. Egg-bearing females are identiable by the orange or brown egg mass, also known as a sponge, which is visible on the underside of the crab when it is picked up or turned over. Recreational harvesters can use up to ve stone crab traps per person. Stone crabs may not be harvested with any device that can puncture, crush or injure a crabs body. Examples of devices that can cause this kind of damage include spears and hooks. Recreational and commercial traps may be baited and placed in the water 10 days prior to the opening of the season but may not be pulled from the water for harvest purposes until Oct. 15. Harvesters are encouraged to take only one claw, even if both claws are of legal size, so that the released crab will be better able to defend itself from predators. A crab that is returned to the water with one claw intact will also be able to obtain more food in a shorter amount of time and therefore regrow its other claw faster. There is a recreational daily bag limit of 1 gallon of claws per person or 2 gallons per vessel, whichever is less. The season will be open through May 15, 2015, closing May 16. Stone crab regulations are the same in state and federal waters. For more information on harvesting stone crabs for recreation, as well as commercial stone crab regulations and licensing information, go to MyFWC.com/Fishing and click on Saltwater. Provided by the FWC FWC photoGimme that tasty claw! WaterLine has gone pink this week to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. With an increasing number of women participating in all types of outdoor recreation, I think its very appropriate that we pay attention to one of their leading healthcare issues one that we ought to be able to nd a solution to. I know a lot of guys cringe at the thought. Man up. Actually, a lot of guys cringe at things that are pink. I call them pinkaphobes. Im not sure why pinkaphobia is so common in men. Ive never suered from it myself. I have a pink Fishin Franks rod, which I actually use. I have a pink dress shirt and matching tie. If you dig through my tackle bag, youll nd lots of pink lures (although I think thats more about the shes preference than mine). When I was a kid, I came within a few days of being the owner of a hot pink Camaro. I had the appointment set, but the engine blew up before it made it to the painter. Anyway supporting women in the outdoors. In Granddads day, it was fairly rare for women to sh or hunt for pleasure, though many did to put food on the table. Now that more women are picking up rods and guns, something that many men have a tough time admitting has become apparent: Theyre better at it than we are. Why? Well, they stink less. No, literally. Their pheromones are dierent from ours, and theyre not as repulsive to sh and animals. Plus, theyre generally much better at taking instruction and learning new things because they listen, instead of assuming they already know all they need to know. But dont be threatened. Just admit it and learn to live with it. Now that theyve gured out how much fun it is, theres no way theyre going to quit now. Youve just got to be man enough to be beaten by a woman. Cant handle it? Tough. Thinking pink FROM THE PUBLISHERS DESK JOSH OLIVE A .. .tomItwo,Ilemomwww"IXa,1 er v1 ^ rl ,' \II '-Jj
Page 3 October 16, 2014 HAUNTED WALKIn celebration of Halloween, Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium (3450 Ortiz Ave., Fort Myers) presents Freaks of Nature Haunted Walk. Times are 7:30 to 10 p.m., Oct. 17, 18 and 24-31. The Haunted Walk is the centers biggest fundraiser of the year, and has been thrilling residents for many years. Be prepared to be scared not recommended for anyone under 16 years of age. Costumes expected! $10 per person. Call 239-275-3435 for more info.FAMILY FISHING FUNAMENTMako Boats and Bass Pro Shops are hosting a Fishing Funament Oct. 16-19 at Bass Pro Shops World Wide Sportsman (10040 Gulf Center Drive, Fort Myers). This shing tournament is a casual and fun event for family members of all ages. The Funament will be hosted by TV shing personality George Poveromo. Participants can also get advice from the pros, including Poveromo, about lures, electronics, and where, when and how to sh. In addition, event sponsors will display the latest shing gear and participants will have the opportunity to test drive a variety of models in the Mako boats lineup. The Funament also provides an opportunity to teach younger generations the value of sheries conservation. Event organizers are encouraging anglers to practice catch and release. The $100 per boat entry fee includes Fishing Funament T-shirts, dockside cookouts on Friday and Saturday nights, a Bass Pro Shops captains bag and a $50 Bass Pro Shops gift card. The captains bags and gift cards, which are valued at over $150, are available on a rst-come, rst-served basis. For more info, go to Mako-Boats.com/FishingFunaments.TOUR YELLOW FEVER CREEK PRESERVEThere is currently no public access to the Cape Coral side of Yellow Fever Creek Preserve, so the only way to get out there is to go on a guided walk. The next one is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 17. Wear sturdy, closed-toed walking shoes or boots, and dress appropriately for rugged, sometimes wet, terrain. $8 per person. Advance registra tion is required; call 239-549-4606. Meeting location provided upon registration. No children younger than 5, please.WILDLIFE RESCUE COURSEPeace River Wildlife Center will sponsor a free wildlife rescue course from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 18. This class, open to the public, will be held at the beautiful Riverside RV Resort (9770 Kings Highway, Arcadia), just down the road from the Nav-A-Gator Grill. The course will oer hands-on training and handouts to help you learn how to safely rescue injured wildlife. Donations to PRWC are gratefully accepted. Reservations are suggested; call 406-6908151 to ensure your spot.MARINEQUEST 2014Once a year, the public gets an up-close opportunity to discover Floridas sh and wildlife as well as their habitats. This event is called MarineQuest, and all are welcome to experience a variety of stations at no cost. MarineQuest will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 18 at the FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (100 Eighth Avenue Southeast, St. Petersburg). Youll see it all, from bass to spiny lobster to live alligators even a simulated manatee rescue. For more info, visit MyFWC.com/MarineQuest or call 727-896-8626.FALL WILDFLOWER WALKJoin FGCU instructor and wildower expert Brenda Thomas from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 18 for this walk to identify fall-blooming owers and grasses along the Cypress Dome Trails (3980 Corkscrew Road, Immokalee). $5 for CREW members; $8 for nonmembers. Wear comfortable outdoor clothing, closed-toed walking shoes and sun protection, and bring water to drink. Go to CrewTrust.Eventbrite.com to register or call 239-657-2253.YACHT CLUB OPEN HOUSECharlotte Harbor Yacht Club (4400 Lister Street, Port Charlotte) will host an open house and cookout for prospective new members from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19. Burgers and hot dogs will be served to all prospective members who stop by. This will be a special opportunity to join under a discounted membership entrance fee program, so theres no better time. Numerous members of the club will be on hand to provide information and answer questions. The club has a magnicent waterfront facility, with spectacular food, friendly people and lots of fun activities to enjoy and boat ownership is not required. For more information or reservations, call Joy at 941-629-5131.PINE ISLAND FISHING TOURNAMENT & DERBYThe Matlacha Hookers will sponsor a shing tournament and kids derby Oct. 19. This event is a fundraiser for Pine Island Elementary School. Registration is $60 for adult anglers and $35 for the kids derby; all participants must be registered by Oct. 18. The captains meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Olde Fish House Marina (4530 Pine Island Road, Matlacha). Go to MatlachaHookers.org or call 239-424-8219 for more info.FREE WILDLIFE SEMINARSAre you interested in learning about the native and exotic species found in Cape Coral and Southwest Florida? Enjoy free seminars from 1 to 2 p.m. at Rotary Park Environmental Center (5505 Rose Garden Road, Cape Coral). Lizards, Oct. 20; burrowing owls, Dec. 4; snakes, Dec. 15. RSVP in advance at 239-549-4606. INTRODUCTION TO FLORIDAS BIRDSMore than 600 species of birds have been recorded in Florida close to 300 of them in Sarasota County. Jeanne Dubi will be your guide as you learn to identify some of the most common birds by sound, behavior and habitat in this Argosy University course. One classroom session and three eld trips, Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. starting Oct. 22. Course fee is $60; visit http://bit.ly/1uwoqSK for more info.CAPE CORAL SAILING CLUB MEETSSail and power boaters are invited to join the Cape Coral Sailing Club at their meetings. Get to know them and their events, from cruises in the waters of Southwest Florida to luncheons at boat-friendly restaurants in Cape Coral, Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach. Meetings will be held at the Cape Coral Yacht Club (5819 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral) from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Oct. 22, Nov. 26 and Dec. 24. Call 508-667-7677 for more info.REDSNOOK TOURNAMENTThe 2014 RedSnook catch and release charity tournament will be held Oct. 24-26. This event supports the water quality protection and gamesh research conducted by Conservancy of Southwest Florida (1495 Smith Preserve Way, Naples). New this year is the kayak shing division. Anglers will also enjoy lower entry fees than in years past. For a complete schedule of events, anglers and sponsors can register and learn more at Conservancy.org/RedSnook, or call 239-262-0304. OUTDOOR NEWS BULLETIN BOARD If you have a meeting, tournament, festival or other event you want included in the Outdoor News Bulletin Board, email it to Editor@WaterLineWeekly.comBULLETIN BOARD | 20 CHARLOTTE HARBOR SIERRA CLUB OUTINGS All outings are free of charge and the public is welcome to attend. Voluntary donations to the Charlotte Sierra Club are attend. Voluntary donations to the Charlotte Sierra Club are always gratefully accepted. Trips are from 8:30 to 11 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Call the listed number with any questions. KAYAK PRAIRIE CREEK: Paddle through streamside and cy press wetlands Oct. 23 or Dec. 9, led by Florida Master Naturalists Jamie Reynolds and Jim Knoy. Participants must provide their own watercraft and be able to swim. Call 941-637-8284. CHARLOTTE FLATWOODS PRESERVE: Join Master Naturalists Jamie Reynolds and Jim Knoy Oct. 28 to walk this area of pine atwoods, wetland marshes and freshwater hab itats. Jamie will identify and explain the plants and animals of this preserve as we walk along. Call 941-637-8284. MORGAN PARK: Ancient oaks and other hardwoods line the trail along the Peace River in Arcadias Morgan Park. Join Master Naturalists Jamie Reynolds and Jim Knoy Nov. 11 as we enjoy the birds and ora along this beautiful trail. Call 941-637-8284. PADDLE LETTUCE LAKE: Explore the wooded maze of channels from the lake out into the Peace River from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 12 or Dec. 17. Our guide, Rick Fried, is an experienced master naturalist and knows this tricky area well. Once we reach the Peace River, we will stop and enjoy a leisurely lunch at the Nav-A-Gator Restaurant. Participants must provide their own watercraft, bring money for lunch and know how to swim. Call 941-637-8805. STUMP PASS BEACH WALK: Join popular biologist Dr. Bill Dunson from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 14 on this beach walk from Stump Pass State Park to the Pass and back. This will be about 2.5 miles round trip. We will investigate the beach lagoon and learn about barrier island plants and animals. Bring water, lunch and a shady hat. Call 941-423-2713. KAYAK MYRTLE CREEK: Paddle with us from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 18 or Dec. 13 as we go upstream into an ever-narrowing freshwater jungle. We will return backstream, out into a grassy maze of brackish water channels where Myrtle Creek meets with lower Shell Creek. Our guide will be Master Naturalist Jim Story. We will visit the only waterfall in this area, the Punta Gorda Dam, which contains the citys water supply. Participants must provide their own watercraft and be able to swim. Call 941-505-8904. SHELL CREEK BELOW THE DAM: Paddle Shell Creek below the dam Nov. 20, led by Florida Master Naturalists Jamie Reynolds and Jim Knoy. Participants must provide their own watercraft and be able to swim. Call 941-637-8284. HIKE PRAIRIE CREEK PRESERVE: Join us Nov. 25 for a nature hike led by Florida Master Naturalists Jamie Reynolds and Jim Knoy. They will identify and explain the plants and wildlife of this preserved area of pine atwoods, scrub and riparian habitats. Call 941-637-8284. KAYAK SHELL CREEK: Paddle the longer route of Shell Creek, up to the shallows and the Cypress Knee Garden, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 2 or Dec. 29. Our guide will be Master Naturalist Rick Fried, who knows this creek intimately. Participants must provide their own watercraft and be able to swim. Call 941-637-8805. HIKE SHELL CREEK PRESERVE: Join us Dec. 4 for a guided nature walk in this protected preserve of pine atwoods and scrub habitats. Florida Naster Naturalists Jamie Reynolds and Jim Knoy will identify and explain the plants and animal life as we walk along. 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Page 4 October 16, 2014 THURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAYMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAY VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W VENICE INLET 27.1117 N, 82.4633 W PUNTA GORDA 26.9283 N, 82.0650 W ADD 32 MINUTES TO TIMES FOR EL JOBEAN TIDES PLACIDA, GASPARILLA SOUND 26.8333 N, 82.2667 W ADD 28 MINUTES TO TIMES FOR LEMON BAY TIDES 00:44 1.33 MATLACHA PASS BASCULE BRIDGE 26.6333 N, 82.0667 W MHHW 1.962, MHW 1.703, MTL1.076, MSL 1.070, MLW 0.449, MLLW 0.000 MHHW 1.407, MHW 1.175, MSL 0.784, MTL 0.768, MLW 0.358, MLLW 0.000 MHHW N/A, MHW N/A, MSL N/A, MTL N/A, MLW N/A, MLLW 0.000 MHHW 2.201, MHW 1.932, MSL 1.172, MTL 1.152, MLW 0.371, MLLW 0.000 All measurements in feet; 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Page 6 October 16, 2014 LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM VENICE TO PINE ISLAND INSHORE & FRESHWATER GULF & OFFSHORE BEST BETRedsh are schooling up. Most are 18 to 20 inches with a few bigger ones scattered in. Hunt around docks and seawalls. There are single sh on the ats around mullet schools. Either way, they like shrimp on a jighead or cut pinsh. Black drum 24 inches plus are hanging around structure and deeper water. Youll also nd 12to 15-inch snapper there eating shrimp. The trout bite is decent early or late; forget about midday. Grouper are farther out over hard bottom and ledges. A few kingsh are also coming in from the same areas. Sharks are out there in good numbers. Some permit have been caught on the wrecks. The articial reefs have been giving up lots of mangrove snapper. The jetties and bridges are loaded with snook, and there are still quite a few on the beaches. Fish live pinsh or chunks of fresh mullet. Anglers are reporting lots of small snook, which is great for the future. If youre looking for keepers, use whitebait and sh moving water. Flounder are coming from the north side of Boca Grande Pass and Manasota Key beaches. Fish a yellow nylon jig on the dropo at Stump or Boca Grande passes for pompano. Boca Grande Pass is also producing Spanish mackerel on spoons and a few tarpon jumps on big Rat-L-Traps. Mangrove and lane snapper are biting well on the nearshore reefs, and yellowtail are coming in from a little deeper. Kingsh reports are picking up. Be ready for a cobia; theyre showing up all over but not in huge numbers. Redsh to 40 inches are throughout the backcountry. Big schools are also roaming the ats. Gulp! jerkshads are working well. Be prepared to release most of the sh theyre too big to keep. Tarpon are moving up into the Myakka. The U.S. 41 bridges over the mouth of the Peace River are holding black drum; sh shrimp or cut crabs on the bottom. Some sheepshead have been caught at El Jobean on shrimp. The freshwater canals in North Port have plenty of tilapia. Theyll eat red worms or chunks of fresh-cut shrimp on small hooks. No reports. The Myakka from North Port to El Jobean is full of snook. Rapala X-Raps and Bomber topwaters are hooking a lot of sh. The fronts rain is going to keep the best bite south of Alligator Creek. If you can nd the scum line, thatll be a hot spot for everything. Bigger trout are starting to show up in most of their usual spots. Snook are hitting DOA Bait Busters around creek mouths. Cobia are scattered, mostly around pods of bait. Big jacks are teaming up with redsh to attack bait schools. The kingsh are starting to show up along with the Spanish mackerel. Cobia reports have picked up, but most have been shorts. The nearshore gag bite is slow but guys willing to make long drives are nding sh. Redsh schools are getting bigger as the days get shorter. There are also a lot of very large reds being caught. Fish are roaming the east and west walls as well as outside Bull and Turtle bays. A live pinsh is tough to beat. Big black drum and pan-size croaker are hiding under the U.S 41 bridges. Theyll eat shrimp or squid. Slot snook are around most any structure. The channel edges and outside of the Cape Haze bar are holding pompano. Youll also nd big 10to 15-pound redsh there, or look under the sh houses in Bull Bay for keepers. Trout are biting well at Burnt Store. Flounder are scattered but picking up. Tarpon 5 to 100 pounds are around Colony Point. Mangrove and lane snapper are coming form 5 to 10 miles out. Troll deep-running plugs along the ledges for gag grouper. Kingsh are still a bit slow, but trolling a Drone spoon along the edges of the Spanish mackerel schools can pay o. Cobia are showing as well, so keep an eye out. Spanish mackerel are thick from Alligator Creek Reef to 10 miles oshore. You can have 100-sh days if you want to pull on that many. Take the kids and have some fun. The bite has been hot and cold, with little consistency in most species. Mangrove snapper are the exception; theyre on the ats and biting well. Small sharks are all over the ICW from Placida to Captiva. Snook are on the beaches, in the passes, in the Harbor and moving around a lot. Schools of redsh are still inshore, but the better reports of big reds are coming from 10 to 18 miles out (troll big lipped plugs). Gag reports are getting better from anglers trolling lipped plugs in 45 feet of water. The rst good wave of kingsh is starting to move in behind this front. Lane and mangrove snapper and porgies are on the reefs; if youre getting bait stolen, its probably sheepshead, which are gathering to move inshore. Tarpon are from the rivers to the 20-foot holes. River sh are biting best; try ladysh, Hogys or DOA Bait Busters. The babies have moved back into the canals. Big schools of over-slot redsh are cruising very shallow grassats early; toss gold spoons or silver topwaters. Tarpon reports are good in the mouth of the Caloosahatchee and in front of York Island. They like pinsh. Snook are taking white soft plastics shed under docks and mangroves. Spanish mackerel are hitting fast-moving silver spoons or threadies. Short trout are all over; keepers are few. There are gags in 65 to 70 feet o Sanibel hitting pinsh and squirrelsh; spearshermen also getting quite a few. Big lane snapper are on natural hard bottom in 55 to 70 feet; try cutbait or squid. Mangrove snapper bite great as well. The Fantastico is producing bonita and blackn tuna. For keeper redsh, throw soft plastic paddletails or jerkbaits under the mangroves late in the morning. Redsh are taking cutbait on the ats. Cobia have been reported on the Burnt Store Bar; feed them cut mullet or live pinsh. Mangrove shorelines are holding some nice redsh and 12to 14-inch snapper. Tarpon about 20 or 30 pounds are hanging around the south side of the Matlacha Bridge; try live pinsh or a red and white Bomber. No reports. Snook are whacking pinsh or live greenies in the Matlacha canals. F ISH F INDER ROBERTFISHIN FRANKS Charlotte Harbor 941-625-3888 JEFFCAPT. TEDS TACKLE Port Charlotte 941-627-6800 ROGERFINE BAIT & TACKLE North Port 941-240-5981 JIMFISHERMANS EDGE Grove City 941-697-7595 CAPT. CAMILLECOUGAR BAIT Nokomis 941-445-7134 CHUCKLAISHLEY MARINE Punta Gorda 941-639-3949 DOUGD&D BAIT AND TACKLE Matlacha 239-282-9122 JESSEOLD PINE ISLAND MARINA St. James City 239-283-2548 LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND VENICE TO PINE ISLAND LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM LOCAL FISHING REPORTS FROM INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER INSHORE & FRESHWATER GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE GULF & OFFSHORE BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET BEST BET Redsh are schooling up. Most are 18 to 20 inches with a few bigger ones scattered in. Hunt around docks and seawalls. There are single sh on the ats around mullet schools. Either way, they like shrimp on a jighead or cut pinsh. Black drum 24 inches plus are hanging around structure and deeper water. Youll also nd 12to 15-inch snapper there eating shrimp. The trout bite is decent early or late; forget about midday. Grouper are farther out over hard bottom and ledges. A few kingsh are also coming in from the same areas. Sharks are out there in good numbers. Some permit have been caught on the wrecks. The articial reefs have been giving up lots of mangrove snapper The jetties and bridges are loaded with snook and there are still quite a few on the beaches. Fish live pinsh or chunks of fresh mullet. Anglers are reporting lots of small snook which is great for the future. If youre looking for keepers, use white bait and sh moving water. Flounder are coming from the north side of Boca Grande Pass and Manasota Key beaches. Fish a yellow nylon jig on the dropo at Stump or Boca Grande passes for pompano Boca Grande Pass is also producing Spanish mackerel on spoons and a few tarpon jumps on big Rat-L-Traps. Mangrove and lane snapper are biting well on the nearshore reefs, and yellowtail are coming in from a little deeper. Kingsh reports are picking up. Be ready for a cobia ; theyre showing up all over but not in huge numbers. Redsh to 40 inches are throughout the backcountry. Big schools are also roaming the ats. Gulp! jerkshads are working well. Be prepared to release most of the sh theyre too big to keep. Tarpon are moving up into the Myakka. The U.S. 41 bridges over the mouth of the Peace River are holding black drum ; sh shrimp or cut crabs on the bottom. Some sheepshead have been caught at El Jobean on shrimp. The freshwater canals in North Port have plenty of tilapia Theyll eat red worms or chunks of fresh-cut shrimp on small hooks. No reports. The Myakka from North Port to El Jobean is full of snook Rapala X-Raps and Bomber topwaters are hooking a lot of sh. The fronts rain is going to keep the best bite south of Alligator Creek. If you can nd the scum line, thatll be a hot spot for everything. Bigger trout are starting to show up in most of their usual spots. Snook are hitting Snook are hitting Snook DOA Bait Busters around creek mouths. Cobia are scat tered, mostly around pods of bait. Big jacks are teaming up with redsh to attack bait schools. The kingsh are starting to show up along with the Spanish mackerel Cobia reports have picked up, but most have been shorts. The nearshore gag bite is slow but guys willing to make long drives are nding sh. Redsh schools are getting bigger as the days get short er. There are also a lot of very large reds being caught. Fish are roaming the east and west walls as well as outside Bull and Turtle bays. A live pinsh is tough to beat. Big black drum and pan-size croaker are hiding under croaker are hiding under croaker the U.S 41 bridges. Theyll eat shrimp or squid. Slot snook are around most any structure. The channel edges and outside of the Cape Haze bar are holding pompano Youll also nd big 10to 15-pound redsh there, or look under the sh houses in Bull Bay for keepers. Trout are biting well at Burnt Store. Flounder are scattered but picking Flounder are scattered but picking Flounder up. Tarpon 5 to 100 pounds are around Colony Point. Mangrove and lane snapper are coming lane snapper are coming lane snapper form 5 to 10 miles out. Troll deep-running plugs along the ledges for gag grouper Kingsh are still a bit slow, but trolling a Drone spoon along the edges of the Spanish mackerel schools can pay o. Cobia are showing as well, so keep an eye out. Spanish mackerel are thick from Alligator Creek Reef to 10 miles oshore. You can have 100-sh days if you want to pull on that many. Take the kids and have some fun. The bite has been hot and cold, with little consistency in most species. Mangrove snapper are the exception; theyre on the ats and biting well. Small sharks are all over the ICW from Placida to Captiva. Snook are on Snook are on Snook the beaches, in the passes, in the Harbor and moving around a lot. Schools of redsh are still inshore, but the better reports of big reds are coming from 10 to 18 miles out (troll big lipped plugs). Gag reports are getting better from anglers trolling lipped plugs in 45 feet of water. The rst good wave of kingsh is starting to move in behind this front. Lane and mangrove snapper and porgies are on the reefs; if youre getting bait stolen, its probably sheepshead which are gathering to move inshore. Tarpon are from the rivers to the 20-foot holes. River sh are biting best; try ladysh, Hogys or DOA Bait Busters. The babies have moved back into the canals. Big schools of over-slot redsh are cruising very shallow grassats early; toss gold spoons or silver topwaters. Tarpon reports are good in the mouth of the Caloosahatchee and in front of York Island. They like pinsh. Snook are taking white soft plastics shed Snook are taking white soft plastics shed Snook under docks and mangroves. Spanish mackerel are hitting fast-moving silver spoons or threadies. Short trout are all over; keepers are few. There are gags in 65 to 70 feet o Sanibel hitting pinsh and squirrelsh; spearshermen also getting quite a few. Big lane snapper are lane snapper are lane snapper on natural hard bottom in 55 to 70 feet; try cut bait or squid. Mangrove snapper bite great Mangrove snapper bite great Mangrove snapper as well. The Fantastico is producing bonita and blackn tuna For keeper redsh throw soft plastic paddletails or jerkbaits under the man groves late in the morning. Redsh are taking cutbait on the ats. Cobia have been reported on the Burnt Store Bar; feed them cut mullet or live pinsh. Mangrove shorelines are holding some nice redsh and 12to 14-inch snapper Tarpon about 20 or 30 pounds are hanging around the south side of the Matlacha Bridge; try live pinsh or a red and white Bomber. No reports. Snook are whacking Snook are whacking Snook pinsh or live greenies in the Matlacha canals. F F F F F F F ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH ISH F F F F F F INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER INDER ROBERT ROBERT ROBERT ROBERT ROBERT ROBERT ROBERT FISHIN FRANKS Charlotte Harbor 941-625-3888 JEFF JEFF JEFF JEFF JEFF CAPT. 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Page 7 October 16, 2014 State and federal regulations for Southwest Florida waters as of Sept. 14, 2014. All bag limits are per harvester per day. Other limits may apply. This chart does not include every rule an angler needs to know; for most current rules visit MyFWC.com/shing and GulfCouncil.org/shing_regulations. LICENSES Resident saltwater or freshwater: Annual $17, 5-year $79. If you sh from shore only, a license is required but is free. Resident license for both freshwater and saltwater shing: $32.50 annually. Nonresident saltwater or freshwater: 3 days $17, 7 days $30, annual $47. Free shore shing license not available for nonresidents. Annual shing permits: Snook $10, lobster $5, not required when no license requiredSALTWATER FISH Almaco Jack Bag limit 100 pounds in state waters; notes: 9,11 Amberjack, Greater 30 min. size; bag limit 1; season closed June 1-July 31 in state waters, closed until Jan. 1 in federal waters; notes: 1,3,4,5,9 Amberjack, Lesser & Banded Ruddersh Slot 14 to 22; aggregate bag limit 5; notes: 1,4,5,9 Black Drum Slot 14 to 24 (may possess one over 24); bag limit 5; notes: 5,7,8 Black Sea Bass 10 min. size; bag limit 100 pounds; notes: 2,4,5,9 Bluesh 12 min. size; bag limit 10; notes: 1,5 Blue runner Bag limit 100 Bonesh Harvest prohibited. Cobia 33 min. size; bag limit in state waters, 1 per harvester or 6 per vessel, whichever is less; limit in federal waters, 2; notes: 1,5 Dolphin (Mahi mahi) Bag limit 10 per harvester or 60 per vessel, whichever is less; notes: 5 Flounder, all species 12 min. size; bag limit 10; harvest by gig or spear OK; notes: 2,5,8 Grouper, Black 22 min. size; bag limit 4; notes: 2,3,4,5,9,10,12 Grouper, Gag 22 min. size; bag limit 2; season open July 1 Dec. 3 in state waters; in federal waters, open July 1 until quota met; notes: 2,3,4,5,9,10 Grouper, Goliath Harvest prohibited. Legal to target for catch and release in state but not federal waters Grouper, Red 20 min. size; bag limit 4 in state waters or 3 in federal waters; season closed in federal waters Oct. 4 to Jan. 1; notes: 2,3,4,5,9,10,12 Grouper, Scamp 16 min. size; bag limit 4; notes: 2,3,4,5,9,10,12 Grouper, Snowy & Yellowedge Bag limit 4; notes: 2,3,4,5,9,10Grouper, Warsaw & Speckled HindBag limit 1 per vessel; notes: 2,3,4,5,9,10Grouper, Yellown & Yellowmouth20 min. size; bag limit 4; notes: 2,3,4,5,9,10,12 Grouper, Coney, Graysby, Red Hind, Rock Hind & Tiger Bag limit 4; notes: 2,3,4,5,9,10,12 Hogsh 12 min. size; bag limit 5; notes: 1,4,5,9 Mackerel, King (kingsh) 24 min. size; bag limit 2 (reduced to 1 in some state waters if federal waters are closed to harvest; see MyFWC.com/shing for current regulations); notes: 1,5 Mackerel, Spanish 12 min. size; bag limit 15; transfer of Spanish mackerel to other vessels at sea prohibited; notes: 1,5 Mullet, Striped & Silver Bag limit, Feb 1-Aug. 31, aggregate 50 per harvester or 100 per vessel, whichever is less; Sept. 1-Jan. 31, aggregate 50 per harvester or per vessel; bag limit also applies to mullet used as bait; harvest or possession of striped mullet prohibited in Punta Gorda between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. from Nov. 1-Feb. 29. See http://bit.ly/urExej. Permit Slot 11 to 20 (may possess one over 20; maximum of 2 over 20 per vessel); bag limit 2; hook and line gear only in state waters; spearing legal in federal waters; notes: 1,5,7 Pompano, Florida 11 min. size; bag limit 6; notes: 1,5,7 Pompano, African 24 min. size; bag limit 2 per harvester or per vessel; spear shing prohibited; notes: 1,5,7 Porgy, Red Bag limit 100 pounds; notes: 4,5,9 Redsh Slot 18 to 27; bag limit 1 per harvester or 8 per vessel, whichever is less; transport limit 6 per person; gigging, spearing or snatching prohibited; illegal to harvest or possess in federal water; notes: 2,5,7 Sailsh 63 min. size from tip of lower jaw to center of fork; bag limit 1 any billsh (sailsh and marlin); Highly Migratory Species permit required to harvest in federal waters and all harvested sh must be reported to NOAA within 24 hours; notes: 5 Sea Trout, Spotted Slot 15 to 20 (may possess one over 20); bag limit 4; notes: 2,5,7 Shark, all species 54 min. size except Atlantic sharpnose, blacknose, blacktip, bonnethead, netooth and smooth dogsh (only exceptions to 54 min. in federal waters are Atlantic sharpnose and bonnethead; bag limit in state waters 1 per harvester or 2 per vessel, whichever is less; bag limit in federal waters, 1 per vessel; may be harvested by hook and line only; Highly Migratory Species permit required to harvest in federal waters; lemon and hammerhead sharks prohibited; notes: 1,5,7 Sheepshead 12 min. size; bag limit 15; notes: 2,5,7 Snapper, Cubera Slot 12 to 30 (may possess 2 over 30 per harvester or per vessel); bag limit 10 if under 30; sh over 30 not included in aggregate limit; notes: 2,4,5,9,13 Snapper, Gray (Mangrove) 10 min. size in state waters; 12 min. in federal waters; bag limit 5; notes: 2,4,5,9,13 Snapper, Lane 8 min. size; bag limit 100 pounds in state waters; not included in aggregate limit; notes: 2,4,5,9,11 Snapper, Mutton 16 min. size; bag limit 10; notes: 2,4,5,9,13 Snapper, Red 16 min. size; bag limit 2; season to be determined in state waters; in federal waters, open June 1 June 12; notes: 2,3,4,5,9,13 Snapper, Schoolmaster 10 min. size; bag limit 10; notes: 2,4,5,9,13 Snapper, Vermilion (beeliner) 10 min. size; bag limit 10; notes: 2,4,5,9,11 Snapper, Blackn, Dog, Queen, Mahogany, Silk & Yellowtail 12 min. size; limit 10 per harvester; notes: 2,4,5,9,13 Snook Slot 28 to 33; bag limit 1; season closed Dec. 1-Feb. 29 & May 1-Aug. 31; $10 snook permit required to harvest when license is required, including free resident shore shing license; state regulations apply in federal waters; notes: 2,5,6,7,8 Tarpon Bag limit 1 per harvester per year; $51.50 tarpon tag required to harvest or possess, which is legal only in pursuit of an IGFA record; for seasonal Boca Grande Pass rules, see http:// bit.ly/I6zrDj; notes: 6,8 Triggersh, Gray 14 min. size in state waters; 12 min. size in federal waters); bag limit 2; season closed June 1-July 31 in state waters; closed until Jan. 1 in federal waters; notes: 1,4,5,11 Tripletail 15 min. size; bag limit 2; may be harvested by hook and line only; notes: 2,5,7,8 Wahoo Bag limit 2; notes: 1,5 lionsh Invasive exotic; kill all specimens on sight. Fins have venomous spines. NO-HARVEST SPECIES Zero bag limit for bonesh, Goliath grouper (jewsh), Nassau grouper, sawsh, spotted eagle rays, lemon sharks, hammerhead sharks. Go to the website listed below for a full list of no-harvest species. Visit http://bit.ly/10nYDIz for full rules. NOTES1. Measured fork length. Fork length is the straight line distance from the most forward part of the head with the mouth closed to the center of the tail. 2. Measured total length. Total length is the straight line distance from the most forward part of the head with the mouth closed to the farthest tip of the tail with the tail compressed or squeezed together while the sh is lying on its side. 3. Bag limit zero for captain and crew of for-hire vessels on a paid trip. 4. Reef sh gear rules apply. Anglers must use non-stainless steel circle hooks when using natural baits, and must possess a dehooking device. 5. Must remain in whole condition (head and tail intact) until landed ashore. Removal of gills and internal organs OK. 6. Harvest by spearshing prohibited. 7. Use of multiple or treble hooks in conjunction with natural bait prohibited. 8. Harvest by snatching prohibited. 9. Except for sand perch and dwarf sand perch, sh designated as reef sh are illegal to use as bait in federal waters or aboard a vessel with a federal reef sh permit. In state waters, legal-size reef sh may be used as bait but must remain in whole condition and must be counted against bag limit. 10. Included in aggregate grouper bag limit of 4 sh. 11. Included in 20-sh reef sh aggregate bag in federal waters (vermilion snapper, lane snapper, almaco jack, grey triggersh, all tileshes). 12. Closed Feb. 1-March 31 ONLY in federal waters outside 20-fathom break. 13: Included in aggregate snapper bag limit of 10 sh.FRESHWATER FISHLargemouth Bass South of State Road 80; max. size 14, bag limit 5 (may possess one over 14) North of State Road 80; slot 14-22, bag limit 5 (may possess one over 22)Sunsh(excluding crappie) Aggregate limit 50Crappie Limit 25 Buttery peacock bass Max. size 17, limit 2 (may possess one over 17) Grass carp Must be released immediately Other exotic shes Please keep and eat or otherwise destroy; do not use as live bait. Unregulated species No bag or size limits on gar (except alligator gar; possession of this species is illegal), bown, pickerel and all catsh. Visit http://bit.ly/10nYJQr for full rules, including special management areas. F ISHING R ULES Scientists with the FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) are asking snook anglers to save their lleted carcasses and take them to a participating bait and tackle store in their area. These carcasses provide information on the size, age, maturity and sex of the catch. This program allows anglers to participate in the collection of data regarding Floridas premier inshore game sh. FWRI conducts applied research and provides scientic information used to manage Floridas marine resources. GUIDELINES FOR DONATING SNOOK CARCASSES All regulations apply. Donate only legal snook during open snook season. Donate all sizes that you harvest. (Donating only large sh will bias the data.) Donate as many sh and as often as you can; however, do not harvest sh for the program. Keep only those snook you would normally keep. Donate both tagged and untagged sh. If a snook is tagged, please report tag information to the Angler Tag Return Hotline at 800-367-4461. When lleting, please leave all internal organs intact. CARCASS DROPOFF LOCATIONS CHARLOTTE COUNTY Stump Pass Marina, 260 Maryland Ave, Englewood Gasparilla Marina, 15001 Gasparilla Rd, Placida Captain Teds Tackle, 1189 Tamiami Tr, Port Charlotte King Fisher Fleet at Fishermens Village Marina, 1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda LEE COUNTY Seven Seas Bait & Tackle, 4270 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha Lehrs Economy Tackle, 1366 N. Tamiami Tr, North Fort Myers The Bait Box, 1041 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island Fish Tale Marina, 7225 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach SARASOTA COUNTY New Pass Grill & Bait Shop, 1505 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota CBs Saltwater Outtters, 1249 Stickney Point Rd, Siesta Key Hey, snook Hey. snooktislierilicil!z 'v1
Page 8 October 16, 2014 OK, we had a cool front come through. Our humidity dropped by quite a bit, and the temperature went down enough to be notice able. But dont jump the gun it takes more than a couple days of milder weather to call an end to our long, hot summer. Some folks who like catching crappie and sheepshead (sh that bite best in winter) got a little excited. We had a few people calling to ask if we had crappie minnows, guring that the cold snap would have the bite red up. Sorry, people thats not how it works. Fish dont much notice changes in air temperature, and the water temperature hasnt changed much at all. Water holds heat pretty well, and until we have a more signicant cold spell theres going to be little fundamental change. Even if it was a lot cooler right now, theres still another important part of the equation to consider, at least for saltwater anglers. Although its rained less over the past week (as of this writing, anyway) theres still a lot of water coming down the rivers and there will be for a little while. One of the reasons that winter shing in the upper half of the Harbor improves so much is that the salinity goes up. Until the river ow drops, the Harbor is going to be too fresh for the kind of shing we expect in winter. Theres no doubt that well be seeing some major changes before too much longer, though. The rainy season is coming to a close, and once it does then the rivers will taper o. Well be seeing more cold fronts coming through (look for a stronger one around the next full moon) and both air and water temperatures will be falling. Just dont expect it to happen overnight these changes take a little time. And the shing will change the same way: Over time. As the sh swims, its something like 19 nautical miles from Boca Grande Pass to El Jobean or the U.S. 41 bridges. It doesnt take terribly long for a sh to make that trip, if its determined to do it. If you gure a mile an hour, it could be done in less than a day. But sheepshead dont just swim nonstop from the Gulf to El Jobean. They come inshore in stages. Youll see them on the ats long before theyll be stacked up the pilings, and theyre only just now making a showing on the ats. Itll be several weeks maybe even a couple months, depending on the weather before you can expect decent numbers of sheepies around the bridges and piers of the upper Harbor. There will be a few that show up early, but dont mistake a couple stragglers for the real run. Thats going to be the case with all of our winter shing patterns. Theyll take some time to become established, and while they do well be in the midst of a transition. The transitional phase can be a time of frustration for anglers, for one simple reason: Fish arent where you probably want them to be. For right now, the most productive areas are south of Pirate Harbor on the east wall and south of Cape Haze on the west side. As the freshwater ow slows down, the sh will start to spread north. That means that good shing in the upper Harbor is still mostly an oxymoron, at least for a few more weeks. So you may still need to put a few miles on in search of saltier water and better shing. Dont complain. There have been years in recent memory when we were sweating out red tide blooms in mid-October, so just remember that things could be a whole lot worse. Count those blessings.Robert Lugiewicz is the manager of Fishin Franks Bait & Tackle, located at 4425-D Tamiami Trail in Charlotte Harbor. Call 941-625-3888 for more information about the shop or for local shing info, or visit them online at FishinFranks.com. One cold front is not winter ANGLING 101 ROBERT LUGIEWICZ Photo providedJack Waters 30-pound black drum is one of the few exceptions to the rule that shing is best closer to the Gulf right now. 50475442 260 Maryland Ave. Englewood, FL 34224 www.StumpPassMarina.net Open 7 Days Bait & Tackle and Gas Dock 6 AM :30 PM Great staff and everything we need for boatingyou have to check it out! FULL SERVICE Marina DIRECT ACCESS to the Gulf HIGH & DRY STORAGE for Boats RESTAURANT & BAR with Tiki Hut CUSTOMER SERVICE is our #1 Priority! WE HAVE THE BEST TECHNICIANS in the area Shop / bait / fuel (941) 697-2206 Office / boat storage (941) 697-4300 Boat service (941) 698-4757 Neptune Boat Rentals (941) 786-8372 Best in Florida with. dhiet a cess tothegull'few ,4 000BEER.BAIL_......-....1'..iuRaa STUMP PASS1`R_.... L.IIJL.LJ6.L.ILLUl.LJ1.1-4
Page 9 October 16, 2014 We all know that ladysh can be a ton of fun on light tackle. If you really stop and think about it, what other small sh do we have around here that will eat just about anything you throw at it, make your drag sing, jump clear out of the water over and over and over, and stay nicely packed in large schools so you can have fun catching them for pretty much as long as you would like? I cant think of any other sh around here with that many positive attributes. In fact, the only grievance I have with lady sh is that they poop all over the place when I get them in the boat. At least they dont poke or bite me, like most other sh out there do. I nd it sad that most people I talk with consider them a junk sh just because theyre not considered good eating. Actually, saying that a ladysh is not a good eating sh is wrong in oh so many ways. Im here to tell you that ladysh are delicious just not to humans. Mother Nature aint no fool, and she has never introduced a junk sh into any of the waters on this great planet. Every sh out there has a purpose, and the ladysh is no exception: Its purpose is to be a food source for other critters (and maybe to save a really bad day of shing). Im pretty sure mullet and manatees are the only thing around here that dont eat them. As far as baitsh go, in my book ladysh are by far the most versatile one out there. You can use them live, dead, whole, cut, butteried, chunked, diced, sliced, chopped, mushed or ground. You can drift them, troll them, chum with them, put them under a oat or just leave them sitting under a mangrove branch. No matter how you present it, something out there will scarf it down. Here are just a few ways to present ladysh to some of our favorite species. If you get a kick out of presenting live bait to predators, try a ladysh. Tarpon, sharks and really big snook love live ladysh and rarely pass one up that looks like an easy target. I like to use 7/0 or 8/0 circle hooks when using them live. Hook them through the bottom lip out through the hard part of the top lip. When shing for sharks and tarpon, I oat them about 6 feet under a small balloon to keep them up high in the water column. When Im looking for serious snook (35 inches plus), I free-line them in the vicinity of where I think those monsters might be. Using ladies as live bait can sometimes be frustrating, but when it goes right the outcome is worth the trouble. If you dont mind getting a little messy when youre shing, using cut ladysh is a good idea. Its a well-known fact (ask any tour nament angler) that redsh have a very hard time passing up tasty ladysh chunks sitting on the bottom. If you happen across a school of redsh anytime soon (and theyre all over the place right now) try putting a half-dollar-sized piece of ladysh on a quarter-ounce jighead and tossing it in front of the school. Ill bet Josh Olives job that you get a bite. Tarpon, sharks, snook, trout, snapper, grouper, ounder, jacks, cobia, mackerel, black drum, blue crabs and just about everything else that lives in our waters will also eat cut ladysh. Some sh will only eat it if its presented in a certain way, like when trolling strips for kings and cudas, but most sh eat it because it smells and tastes great to them, at least. Im hoping that after you read this column you have a little more respect for our lowly ladysh and no longer consider them junk sh. Fishing is supposed to be a fun sport. What is more fun than catching a sh that eats almost anything you throw at it, ghts hard and jumps? Then, as an added bonus, it can be used to make catching your favorite eating sh easier. This is a great time of the year to get out there and use a lady, so go give it a try and have a blast. Tight lines.Capt. Mike Myers, owner and operator of Reelshark Charters, is a full-time Charlotte Harbor guide. Having shed the waters all along the Southwest Florida coast for more than 35 years, he has the experience to put anglers on the sh they want. His specialties are sharks, tarpon and Goliath grouper. For more info, visit ReelShark.com or call Capt. Mike at 941-416-8047. How to use A LADY ANGLING 201 CAPT. MIKE MYERS WaterLine photo by Mike MyersBrad Kirner hoists a ladysh, one of the tastiest sh in the sea (according to the other sh, anyway). Lady FISH, that is COST OF AVERAGE TOW HOME NON-MEMBER: $650 MEMBER: $0Get our FREE App! seatow.com From fuel drops to discounts at the pump, a Sea Towmembership saves you money where it matters the most.Trust the local experts. Sea Tow Charlotte Harbor \ 941-625-5454 \ 800-4-SEATOW seatow.com/charlotteharborFollow us on Facebook Join now. Sea Tow Services International, Inc. 13. All rights reserved. 50475420 lawoll 14--z .vsoetv fy5'00sf
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Nov. 8 ................................... North Port ...................941-223-9064 Navigating with GPS ..................................... Nov. 11 ................................. Punta Gorda ................941-639-3811 About Boating Safely .................................... Nov. 16 ................................. Fort Myers ...................239-322-7089 Boating Skills & Seamanship ........................ Nov. 20 ................................. Fort Myers ...................239-322-7089 Provided by Dave Nielsen Photo providedDoes this look strange to you? Well, get used to it.Attention, ladies! (Guys, you can read this too). This week I am going to talk a bit about women in the rearm industry and what to expect when going into gun shops. Over the past few years the shooting world has seen a huge increase in interest from all demographics. The biggest single jump has been the number of women becoming gun owners and taking up the shooting sports. A quick look at the latest demographic data, done in late 2013 by the National Shooting Sports Foundation, shows the shooting community is becoming more: Youthful: 66 percent of new shooters fall into the 18to 34-year-old category, compared to 31 percent in the same age category for established shooters. Female: 37 percent of new target shooters are female, compared to 22 percent of estab lished target shooters. Urban: 47 percent of new target shooters live in urban/suburban settings, versus 34 percent of established target shooters. The report shows that one-fth of target shooters in America rst started participating in the shooting sports between 2008 and 2012. Think about that: 20 percent of all target shooters began participating in the past ve years. Thats serious growth. Today we are going to take a look at the female shooter who is considering a rst (or maybe a second) purchase. First o, we have a lot of guys shopping for a gun for their wife. Guys, do yourself a favor and bring her to the store with you. You may be pleasantly surprised at what you see in your local store female sales sta. Having been on the sales side of things for a while now, I have become friends with several women in the rearms industry. Let me tell you this they know more than most of their male counterparts for the simple fact they listen, work hard and have to be driven to succeed in a male-dominated industry. The knowledge base you need in this industry is quite large. Its good to be well-rounded in all areas; you need both book knowledge and practical experience. I recently asked two of my female coun terparts their thoughts on women in the industry and what made them enter the eld. Both of these women are well-versed in the rearms they carry and sell. Ms. Amy Graves, a young lady I met when I rst entered the gun business, started her rearms career in a gun store in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with basic knowledge of guns. After three years of sales and eventually instructing new shooters, Amy moved into the manufacturing side of the business and is now the spokeswoman for Bond Firearms. When I asked Amy recently why women should purchase from women, she said, Women can nd a sense of comfort in conding in another woman, asking questions and seeking knowledge, without the fear of looking ignorant or weak to the opposite sex. That really sums it up. Think about it, guys and gals. How can a woman ask a mans advice about where to carry or conceal a rearm? After all, our bodies are physically dierent. It would be like seeking advice from a man on the most comfortable bra. Things I have seen with saleswomen over the years have been a fascinating learning experience for me. When helping a woman purchase a gun, many men forget about simple dierences such as strength, size of hands and sometimes (more often than not) the simple fact they may not relate to a man as well. The second young lady I know who came into the rearms world is absolutely a solid wealth of knowledge, and learning more daily. Paige has been in the rearms industry professionally for about a year. She grew up in Vermont, hunting and shooting all her life, and relocated to Southwest Florida about three years ago. Paige told me a lot of the same things Amy did, and reinforced it by saying women can relate to types of guns based on your clothing and activities you do daily. She said women can relate information to other women without the fear of intimidation. The number of women who owned guns spiked to 23 percent in 2011, compared to 13 percent in a 2005 Gallup poll. While the NSSF hasnt released updated statistics yet, most think the rates will continue to rise. With that in mind, I expect to see more women joining the ranks of rearm professionals. Women who know their guns are a win-win-win for the customer, the retailers and the industry as a whole. To learn more about concealed carry for women, search the Web. There are so many dierent websites and resources out there. The trick is to nd the good ones (start with TheWellArmedWoman.com). Until next time stay safe, stay informed and happy shooting.Ryan Ingle has owned and operated Higher Power Outtters in Punta Gorda since 2011. His lifelong passion for rearms has led to many connections in the gun world and in the local community. Contact him at 941-347-8445 or email@example.com. 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Page 12 October 16, 2014 Photo providedHes easy to spot in this photo, but out in the woods a squirrel can be a challenging opponent.If your squirrel experience is mostly with city park tree rats nibbling handouts from little old ladies, the idea of hunting squirrels probably seems like a strange one. Ill grant you that it wouldnt be very sporting to go gunning for those particular rodents. But a wild squirrel, by which I mean a squirrel that lives in the actual wild, is a totally dierent creature. Hunting them is a genuine challenge, and one that Ive always relished. The word squirrelly means nervous. And thats just what a wild squirrel is. When they know youre coming, they bark from a distance and then shut up and magically disappear as you get close. Add in wary, smart and superbly camouaged, and youve got an animal that though small makes a formidable opponent in a cat-and-mouse game. Hunting squirrels is very dierent from most other types of hunting because youre actively stalking your quarry. If youve spent any time walking in the woods, youve probably seen more than a few squirrels running though the tree canopy. It may seem to you that they would have been easy to shoot. Ha! I told you, theyre smart. Squirrels seem to recognize a dierence between a hiker and a hunter. Im not sure if they know what a rie is, or they see the way youre looking at them, or maybe its all just in my head. Mostly, its probably that hunted squirrels get highly mistrustful. After all, theyre on a lot of predators menus. Youre just another one. Stealth is your friend on a squirrel hunt. Some folks will laugh at you for putting on full camo to stalk squirrels. Let em. You can laugh at them when youre coming out of the woods with a full game bag. Dont walk into this with an its not real hunting attitude. It certainly is, and that kind of mentality will result in you ending your day with more frustration than squirrels to clean. Squirrels have good methods for avoiding you. Some of them can be defeated; some cannot. For example, one favorite trick of theirs is to skitter around to the other side of a tree trunk. If you try to follow them around, theyll move around too, resulting in the two of you running circles around the tree. Dizzying and marvelously unproductive. Try this instead: Toss a small stone or acorn at a target on the other side. Often as not, the noise will send the squirrel back to your side. Be ready when he gets there. On the other hand, if your intended target heads for a cabbage palm, best let him go. Even if you are able to get a kill shot, chances are you wont be able to retrieve the squirrel. Would you take a shot at a deer or turkey you knew you wouldnt be able to get to? Its a lousy and unsportsmanlike thing to do. Yes, I know it gets frustrating. But if you cant deal with the fact that the squirrel is sometimes going to win, maybe you should take up golf instead. Squirrels, as mentioned before, arent big. You wont be shooting them with your deer rie at least, not if you want to have anything left. Some hunters prefer a .410 shotgun. With a scattergun, its a lot easier to hit a squirrel on the run. But that ability comes at a price: Your delicious squirrel meat will be full of lead pellets. Thats unpleasant, and thats why I use a .22 rie. For quick follow-up shots, I go with a semi-automatic. Ive never found any special hunting ammo to be neces sary or even desirable. Hollow-point bullets tend to wreck these little guys, again ruining at least some of the meat. Unlike with most other game animals, the preferred shot is to the squirrels head. Its not a big target, but then again youre usually at 10 to 25 yards. Most body shots are fatal, but a head shot is instant and again, wont ruin any of the meat. Once Ive collected the squirrel, I stash it in my game bag. No prep is necessary at this point, provided youre going to be out in the woods for only an hour or two. If youre hunting longer than that, youll need to gut them and put them on ice. Cleaning a squirrel is pretty easy. Make a small incision across the skin right in the middle of the back. Insert your ngers into the hole and simply peel the skin o the front and back halves until you reach the feet. Then slice through the wrist and ankle joints and cut o the head and tail. Cut the squirrel open from the ribcage down and remove the guts. Then I split the squirrel into right and left halves. Now its ready for the pan or freezer. Male squirrels will be a little tougher than females, but theyre also larger. Where squirrel populations are dense, youll nd that perhaps 25 percent of what you harvest are bars castrated males. Older males will actually chew the testicles o younger ones to prevent mating competition. Scary, right? Thats nature, though, and it works to your benet because bars are both large and tender. In places where squirrel numbers are low, youll nd few or no bars. I usually prefer squirrels dusted in seasoned our and fried. If you nd the meat to be tough, you can try stewing them to soften em up. If youre used to boneless chicken breast, this isnt like that. Its more like eating a whole pansh, Youve got to learn to eat around the bones (and the pellets, if youre a shotgunner). But its worth it, because theres nothing quite like the avor of tree rat. Dont ever say it tastes like chicken. It tastes like squirrel. And I love it.Capt. Josh Greer is a fourth-generation Floridian, born and raised in South Florida. Growing up with a rie in one hand and a rod in the other, he developed a true passion for all aspects of the outdoors. His mild manner and fun-loving attitude promise an enjoyable expe rience for you and your family, and youll benet from his 20 years of experience in the woods and on the water. For hunting or shing trips, call him at 863-781-1373. You can also visit him at Fishin Franks when hes not in the eld. Feelin squirrelly Feelin squirrelly Feelin squirrelly THE ETHICAL HUNTER CAPT. JOSH GREER Page 13 October 16, 2014 THURSDAY Sunrise: 07:28 Sunset: 18:58 Moonrise: 01:11 Moonset: 14:37 Moon Phase 42% waning crescent Major Times 07:56 09:56 20:19 22:19 Minor Times 01:11 02:11 14:37 15:37 Prediction: Average FRIDAY Sunrise: 07:29 Sunset: 18:57 Moonrise: 02:02 Moonset: 15:15 Moon Phase 33% waning crescent Major Times 08:41 10:41 21:03 23:03 Minor Times 02:02 03:02 15:15 16:15 Prediction: Average SATURDAY Sunrise: 07:30 Sunset: 18:56 Moonrise: 02:53 Moonset: 15:52 Moon Phase 24% waning crescent Major Times 09:25 11:25 21:47 23:47 Minor Times 02:53 03:53 15:52 16:52 Prediction: Average SUNDAY Sunrise: 07:30 Sunset: 18:56 Moonrise: 03:44 Moonset: 16:27 Moon Phase 16% waning crescent Major Times 10:08 12:08 22:30 00:30 Minor Times 03:44 04:44 16:27 17:27 Prediction: Average MONDAY Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 18:55 Moonrise: 04:34 Moonset: 17:02 Moon Phase 10% waning crescent Major Times 10:51 12:51 23:13 01:13 Minor Times 04:34 05:34 17:02 18:02 Prediction: Average TUESDAY Sunrise: 07:31 Sunset: 18:54 Moonrise: 05:26 Moonset: 17:37 Moon Phase 5% waning crescent Major Times 11:35 13:35 Minor Times 05:26 06:26 17:37 18:37 Prediction: Better WEDNESDAY Sunrise: 07:32 Sunset: 18:53 Moonrise: 06:18 Moonset: 18:13 Moon Phase 2% waning crescent Major Times 12:19 14:19 Minor Times 06:18 07:18 18:13 19:13 Prediction: Better SOLUNAR TABLES What is a solunar table? The sun and moon, even when they are out of sight, exert forces wild creatures can feel. These forces aect when sh and other animals feed. Weather and tide also play a role, but expect sh to be more active during the major and minor solunar times. Do yourself a favor: Make time to enjoy our beautiful areas great shing now! Its now or winter. Im serious; now is the time to enjoy local shing. Snook, redsh, trout all are hungry now but will be moving into their winter patterns soon. Fall could last a while or y by in a brilliant ash. Minnows are easy to nd and plentiful; they will move o soon as it chills down. Most are still smaller than perfect, but very shable. Snook are moving inland, headed towards rivers and creeks, so dont expect to nd them in the same places day after day. Explore upstream, especially if the weather is changing. Redsh, however, are schooled up heading out into the Gulf joining up with spawning schools of 40-pound monsters. These schools are shy from intense pressure targeting them, but they still have to eat. Speckled trout are just as hungry, but they are due to switch to eating shrimp soon, as they do every year. If you cant get them to eat your minnows, try shrimp. Articial lures are perfect for all three species too. We even have a few tarpon, pompano and cobia cruising inside to surprise us frequently right now. Hire one of our great local shing guides and explore beautiful Charlotte Harbor, Pine Island Sound, and Lemon Bay; its worth every dollar you invest to speed up your learning curve. The Gulf of Mexico is already exploding with migratory sh action. Spanish and king mackerel, sharks, cobia, tripletail, tarpon and more are all feeding up as they travel south. This is the mack attack bite, action-packed with multiple species. We dont know how long it will last, but we know its going to chill down fast around Thanksgiving. We have a month or so to enjoy this opportunity; procrastinate and it will y by you. Check your calendars and make reservations with your preferred captains. No one knows what Mother Nature will deal us, so if theres an east wind, get out while you can. Dont miss those rare calm days. Most charter boats have some exibility right now, unlike in the springtime. Watch the weather and check the forecast; you may be able to make last-minute plans for your group to enjoy this hot bite. Red snapper, red grouper and amberjack are closed, but other snapper and gags are still open plenty of action and gourmet table fare. The kingsh, sharks and cobia are powerful pole-benders. They are fun, good eating, and make your Gulf trips work now. Your local tackle shop can help you rig to catch mackerel on lures and hardware. Spoons, jigs and plugs all produce, but do not mix these while trolling as they all work at varied speeds. Spoons should be trolled faster than lures. Jigs can be cast. Natural baits are great if you can capture and carry them. Its fun if you do own a boat to be your familys hero, catching your kids sh for dinner. Mackerel are the target species you dream of easy, abundant, and tasty if you ice them properly. Spring also oers excellent shing action, but we have many more boats on the water. Its OK to follow other boats here in the Gulf so long as you dont interfere with your mentors catching! Keep a comfortable distance away and dont run over the schools of sh or chase them. Like most sh, fresh is best for mackerel. You must ice sh immediately and eat them ASAP. Leave the skin on but remove the centerline pin bones just above the rib cage for boneless llets. The meat should be rm in texture and its scent should remind you of a clean ocean, not an old castnet. Mackerel can be smoked, fried or grilled as you desire. My favorite cooking method is broiling. Place clean dry llets on a pan covered with foil. Preheat your broiler to high; season sh to taste with Old Bay and Everglades seasonings. Then place em under the red hot broiler to sear. Remove as soon as they are about half-cooked with a thin crust. Time depends on how thick your sh is. Baste liberally with Dukes mayo to cover with a thin layer. Put them back into broiler and do not walk away! As soon as the mayo begins to bubble and start to show that beautiful golden brown, shut o the heat. Let sh remain in hot oven to allow juices to marry into esh. The skin holds moisture into meat. A delicious, healthy meal to share and enjoy. This works with most other sh also. I heard of good action o Sarasota and St. Pete. Last weekend and expect it to pick up here after our next north winds. Some Spanish are already around and a few kings. Lots of little tunny and tiny mackerel were around the Venice pier Sunday afternoon. Find time to enjoy the fall shing soon, because you cant expect it to wait for us.Capt. 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Page 14 October 16, 2014 Photo provided A green heron keeps a sharp eye out for a meal while preening its feathers. Falls arrival brigs cooler weather and visitors from the north both human and feathered. Time to get out and see some birds! Our destination was Pinecraft Park in Sarasota. We met at the usual meeting place when traveling north the Home Depot parking lot in Venice. Our trip leader for Venice Area Birding Associations premier birding trip of the season was Deb Johnson, also known as Eagle-eye because of her ability to spot birds a mile away. It was quite foggy when we left Venice, and several of us remarked how dicult it would be spotting small warblers in leafed-out trees in the fog. That was cause for quite a few jokes. But by the time we arrived at Pinecraft, the fog had mostly lifted and was not too bad. We always head to the creek to see if any waders are feeding along the banks. The rst bird of the day was a great egret intent on catching a sh. Right behind was a little blue heron foraging in the muck. The group was down the creek a bit, but I couldnt leave to join them as I spotted something yellow y in and then vanish. I also saw a icker (very recognizable by its black bib) and a red-bellied woodpecker. I did not see the small yellow bird again. Oh, well thats the way it is with small warblers far up in the treetops. Soon the group all wandered down to the water where I had been birding and a good thing, because just then a green heron ew in and landed directly across from us. Also sighted were mottled ducks and common moorhens. A ock of nanday parakeets ew over head, which we heard chattering before seeing them. About 15 minutes in, Steve Freedman said that it was time for breakfast because wed seen enough birds. Of course, that was a joke we were just getting started on a two hour hike through Pinecraft. We all stopped to chat with an elderly Amish man who had come to the waters edge on his bike. He had his adorable little grandchild with him. He was quite curious about what birds we were sighting. After a bit of a chat and sharing some information about Pine craft, we headed out onto the trails. Deb knows the trails in Pinecraft very well. As we hiked through the woods, we heard quite a bit of birdsong. Identifying warblers as they it in and out of leafed-out trees is quite a dicult process. We dont see enough of the bird or see it for a decent amount of time, so many times we cant ID the bird. Walking quietly and listening to the calls is an important process when birding in the woods. We heard the ovenbird way before we spotted it. Oven birds are usually spotted on the ground or in the low limbs of trees. They are really neat birds with white spectacles. Well, the spectacles are eye rings which is a distinguishing feature of the ovenbird. Several tree swallows ew overhead followed by a small group of white ibis with one immature. We had the usual sightings of cardinals and mockingbirds, plus red-eyed vireos, a Tennessee warbler, a yellow-throated warbler and in the distance we heard a red-shouldered hawk. We stopped for a while to try to get some decent looks at a Carolina wren that was doing a lot of familiar calling. We also had good looks at a brown thrasher. There is always what birders call the trash bird of the day. It is really not a trashy bird it just means that we see a lot of them. This days trash bird was the very attractive female American redstart. The female of this species is yellow and black. It is just as attractive as the male, which is red and black, but we didnt see any male redstarts. Toward the end of the hike, I was o on a side trail spotting several blue jays when Deb spotted an incredibly well-cam ouaged barred owl nestled in a palm tree and preening. The owl seemed not to care that we all stood below staring at it, admiring this beautiful bird. Owls are always exciting to see no matter how often you see them. We also noted that we had seen a few hummingbirds traveling through, so its time to put out your humming bird feeders. And then, of course, we were o to nd a place for lunch. We had a wonderful day of birding in beautiful South west Florida. This was a great rst eld trip of the new birding year. Thank you to Deb Johnson for leading it. Wont you join us next time? Abbie Banks is a member of the Venice Area Birding Association, a group of folks who want to enjoy the environment and nature without the cumbersome politics of an organized group. For more info on VABA or to be notied of upcoming birding trips, visitAbbiesWorld.org/references.html or email her at Amberina@aol.com. 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Page 16 October 16, 2014 Page 16 October 16, 2014 1 pound cooked crab meat, finely chopped 1 tsp curry powder 1 tbsp lemon juice 4 large eggs, separated, at room temperature 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup unsifted all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1/4 cup sour cream 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained Preheat oven to 350F. Generously butter 1-1/2 quart souffle dish or straight-sided casserole. In large bowl, blend curry powder with lemon juice; whisk in egg yolks, mayonnaise, flour, salt and pepper. Gradually whisk in sour cream. Stir in crab meat; set aside. Place egg whites in large bowl of electric mixer; at high speed, beat until stiff peaks form. With rubber spatula, fold whites into curry mixture until no white streaks remain. Place broccoli in bottom of prepared dish. Gently spread egg-white mixture over broccoli. Bake 55 minutes, or until puffed and golden-brown. Serve immediately. Serves 4.A clip-n-save seafood recipe provided by NEVER-FAIL CRAB SOUFFL Recipe from All-Fish-Seafood-Recipes.com Its usually pretty easy to tell guys from gals. Its a determination that we make when we rst see a person, and its such a basic classi cation that we do it without any conscious eort because, well, guys just look dierent from gals. Usually. However, there are some androgynous humans whose appearance blurs gender lines, making the determination more dicult. One of Saturday Night Lives more famous recurring skits involved Pat, a sexually ambiguous char acter. The other SNL characters went through all kinds of unsuccessful gyrations trying to determine whether Pat was male or female. Like humans, the sh we encounter are either males or females. But unlike humans, most sh species are dicult to sex. There are only a few species for which the gender is readily apparent. Most species of sh exhibit so little external dierence between the sexes that even trained biologists are forced to cut the animals open and conduct an examination of internal organs to determine gender. Of course, there are exceptions. For example, its easy to tell whether a shark or a ray is a male or a female by looking for claspers, prominent external sexual organs located between the pelvic ns on males. There are a few other species of sh for which adult males do dier in external appearance from adult females. Two good examples of this are dolphin (mahi-mahi) and hogsh. Big male dolphin, sometimes called bull dolphin, develop a large and very Boys and girls AROUND CHARLOTTE HARBOR CAPT. RALPH ALLEN WaterLine photo by Ralph AllenElissa Allen shows o a male sharpnose sharks claspers. YOLO 941-504-1699 www.HookedOnSUP.com Located at Cape Haze Marina Authorized Dealer 6950 Placida Rd. Rentals Tours Lessons Sales Stand Up Paddle Boards & Kayaks Charlotte County s #1 Paddle Sports Destination! 50475405 Call 941-429-311xto list your boat today!F1?'amo oIF "tAw%,u.rS,r,S. r rnrsF16292NRteay'! J Fl 0959 L-.MoorrMEN-Got a boat to sell?Call 941-429-3110t
Page 17 October 16, 2014 Page 17 October 16, 2014 prominent blunt forehead while females, or cow dolphin, do not. Hogsh are similar: Adult males develop an oversized snout and huge, gaping mouth, while females do not. There are some species of sh for which the males and females look virtually identical, but for which you can make a pretty good guess on gender if you know a bit about their biology. For example, sometimes its possible to determine the sex of a sh by listening to it. While human females seem to be more talkative, its just the opposite with redsh. If youre handling a freshly caught red drum, you might get to hear the extremely low-pitched growling or drumming sound for which theyre named. If you do hear the drumming, then you know youve caught a male because the females are silent. If youre grouper shing and catch a gag, its almost certainly a female. How do we know this? Its because all gags start life as females, and only relatively few of the very largest individuals later switch sexes to become males. There are not many males and theyre typically found in relatively deep water, so most recre ational anglers do not encounter them. Its also possible to guess the sex of a snook, even though male and female snook are prac tically identical in external appearance. Since all snook start life as males, if you catch a tiny snook its likely to be a male. As snook grow larger many (though not all) of them eventu ally change sex and continue life as females, so if you catch a really big snook its most likely a female. Guessing the gender of a mid-sized snook is tricky because not all snook change sex at the same size or age. Male snook have been documented into the mid-30-inch size range, but most of that size are females. So, if you catch a 12-inch snook, its almost certainly a male. If you catch a 36-inch snook, its very likely a female, though there is a slim chance that it could be a male. In Charlotte Harbor, statistics show that a barely legal snook, 28 inches in overall length, has about a 50-50 chance of being male or female about the same male/female percentage as seen in the wearers of high heels and tight skirts on Duval Street in Key West. Lets go shing!Capt. Ralph Allen runs the King Fisher Fleet of sightseeing and shing charter boats located at Fishermens Village Marina in Punta Gorda. He is an award-winning outdoor writer and photographer and is a past president of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association. Call him at 941-639-2628 or email Captain@ KingFisherFleet.com. compared with this cow dolphins more rounded forehead. Photos providedCheck out this bull dolphins blocky head prole rf nrtb t nr rf r fnt bt 25tntbtb t 487178 EDO1vra.1014Shar\q T C1,wideff"WmCall 941-429-3110-to list your boat today!=0BOAT REPAIR .STORAGE r.r astry .S [ y._rumrFlow-r.,F& Ot h-b 6,90 k"WI
Page 18 October 16, 2014 Page 18 October 16, 2014 Photo providedWhen the bites good, enjoy it while it lasts. On a hot biteWhen sh get grouped up, it can be one of the best things you will ever experience on the lake. If you can nd those groups and they are aggressively feeding well then, you just hit the lottery for freshwater shing. The hours that you have to put in on a specic lake to nd this scenario, however, can seem like an eternity. I was fortunate enough to hit a spot like this on my last trip out to practice for an upcoming tournament. We had thrown swimbaits over some very clean vegetation throughout the morning with no success. While we had sh swirling on the bait, none would actually take it. We had shed other portions of the lake during the remaining morning hours with similar results hits, but no real bites. I nally decided to run to a small line of cattails that I had seen while we were running around the lake. To make this even better, there was some scattered hydrilla out in front of the cattails so the bass had room to move in and out as they needed. We pulled out the worm rods and stayed back o the cattails a little bit, pitching at the edges or making short casts to get the bait back in some of the small holes that were formed on the edge of the cattails. This cattail line was only 25 to 30 yards long, and the rst half did not yield a single bite. But when we got to the second half, bass were hitting the bait as fast as I could drop it back in the water. It seemed like there were bass everywhere. There was only 3 feet of water on this edge, but the bass would grab the bait and move o before it even got close to the bottom. These sh were aggressive and there were a bunch of them in there a scene right from my dreams. The only sad part of the whole deal was that my lovely wife and shing partner couldnt get bit to save her life. I felt bad about that. They were so aggressive that I gured she would be catching them as often as I was. It was tough to not feel good about things, though, because I was nally able to locate some bass and get them to bite. But this little phenomenon brought up an interesting question: Why were these sh pounding my lures while those in other parts of the lake wouldnt bite at all? I wish I had the answer to that question, because it would save me a lot of time when I practice for tournaments. I looked at water clarity, wind, temperature, cloud cover and anything I could think of. Here is what I came up with. While the water may have been a little dingy, there was no light skim of green like what we had seen on other portions of the lake. The hydrilla out in front of the cattails was sparse, but very clean. When I pulled some up, it wasnt slimy at all it was very rm and green. The wind speed and direction stayed the same throughout the day, but the sun had come out when our sh started to bite. Earlier in the day it was completely over cast. The water temperature had stayed pretty consistent, but the one thing that we did see was much more baitsh activity at the surface where we caught those bass. We could see bass bumping the cattails obviously chasing down bait and feeding. The rst factors I listed appeared to be what caused the baitsh to be holding in this partic ular area. All of the bass we caught were fat. You could tell that they had been eating pretty well. It was a welcome sight for me because I have been struggling mightily to put bass of any size in the boat. Maybe this is the day I needed to get my shing back on track. We will nd out in less than 24 hours. By then, the tournament will be over and I hope to be holding a bag with some decent bass in it. Well see what happens.Greg Bartz is a tournament bass sherman based in Lakeland. Greg shes lakes throughout Floridas Heartland with his wife and tourna ment partner, Missy Snapp. Contact him at Greg.Bartz@SummitHoldings.com. TOURNAMENT BASSIN GREG BARTZ Don, Fix My Trailer! SALES * PARTS * SERVICE 941-698-9902 www.westcoasttrailer.net Knowledgeable Sales Staff Factory Authorized Warranty & Service Center Traders Welcome WEST COAST TRAILER 7141 Gasparilla Rd., Port Charlotte, FL BOAT CARGO MOTORCYCLE UTILITY EQUIPMENT KAYAK 50475434 Call 941-429 3110L ''to list your boat today!D O 'n1 DirIry1.4-i1i -amoo-j "V&AM.W,-------------%%L'i revery Thursday,Only in the -`_ I
Page 19 October 16, 2014 Page 19 October 16, 2014 As the snowbirds start to stream down south for the winter, so do the snow birds. Here at Peace River Wildlife Center, we have noticed an increase in migrating avian species. We are starting to see wood storks, hawks and song birds that pass into and through Southwest Florida because of our mild winter weather. It is also hard to miss the longer lines at the grocery stores and increased trac on the roads as the seasonal residents return. Yes, all of our friends (people and birds) are heading back to town and unfortunately, sometimes they run into and over each other. That is where PRWC comes in. When an injured bird comes in, we rehabilitate it and try to get it back out into the wild as quickly as possible so that it can resume its migration or not miss breeding season. Many of our year round resident raptors great horned owls, eagles, etc. are getting ready to start building or repairing nests and breeding. But we cant rehab these injured birds until they are delivered into our capable hands. And that is where our heroes come in the rescuers. PRWC treats more than 2,000 birds, mammals and reptiles each year, and we care for more than 120 residents that cannot be released due to their injuries. With a paid sta of only three full-time people and six part-timers, we rely on hundreds of volunteers to keep our doors open, the habitats clean, and the donations rolling in to pay for food and medications for all of our patients and residents. When a call comes in regarding an injured animal, we rarely can spare anyone on duty to leave the facility for a rescue mission. Charlotte County animal control ocers help out whenever they can, but their primary duty is to domestic animals and public safety. Over the years, we have had many stalwart volunteer rescuers who were ready, willing and able to pick up an injured eagle, bobcat or snapping turtle, but now we nd ourselves relying on just a few individuals to pick up all of our injured animals. And that is where you come in. PRWC is looking for a few good men (or women). This coming Saturday, Oct. 18, PRWC will present a basic wildlife rescue class for anyone interested in learning the basics on how to handle injured wildlife to transport it to a licensed rehab facility. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Riverside RV Resort Activities Center (9770 Kings Highway, Arcadia). That is less than 5 miles northeast of I-75 on Kings Highway. You will learn how to approach and contain injured wildlife while keeping both yourself and the animal safe. Sam and Bill will present hands-on training and handouts. Admission is free, and any donations will benet PRWC. Reservations are not necessary, but inter ested parties can call Sam at 406-690-8151 for more information and to conrm atten dance so enough equipment and supplies are available. Ideally we would love to have at least one person from each of the areas we serve Desoto, Charlotte, Lee and southern Sarasota counties. No experience is required. A love of nature and empathy for all of her creatures is manda tory. A strong sense of adventure and a weak sense of smell are highly recommended. Peace River Wildlife Center is a nonprot organization, dedicated to the care, preservation and protection of Charlotte Countys native wildlife since 1978. They are open seven days a week year-round, including holidays. Tours are oered from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. PRWC receives no government funding and relies entirely on private donations. For more info, or if you would like to volunteer or make a donation (including aluminum cans), visit PeaceRiverWildlifeCenter. com, email PeaceRiverWildlife@yahoo.com or call 941-637-3830. Ready for a rescue mission? PEACE RIVER WILDLIFE CENTER ROBIN JENKINS, DVM PRWC photoPhoenix the eagle made a great recovery, but rescue is the rst step. 50475447 Fiberglass & Gelcoat Repair Professional Detailing Convenient Location with Deepwater Access Competitive Pricing and Shorter Downtime Engine Maintenance and Repair by Experienced Technicians Surveys Get Free Dockage the night before and night of survey. Must present ad for savings. Expires 10/31/14 Marina Service Center Gasparilla Marina Service Center Located at Gasparilla Marina 15001 Gasparilla Rd., Placida, FL 33946 941-698-1750 firstname.lastname@example.org SAVE 10%* Bottom Painting & Hull Repairs Materials and Haul Out Excludes labor H YCall 941-429-,31-1.U. to list your boat todaywr r+rRw.WimdmL
Page 20 October 16, 2014 Page 20 October 16, 2014 STONE CRAB FESTIVALCome celebrate the start of the stone crab season with fresh, locally harvested stone crab claws, sh and shellsh, live music, events of all kinds, art, vendors and lots of fun activities for the entire family. Its all happening Oct. 24-26 on the historic Old Naples Waterfront, including Tin City, Bayfront and Port OCall Marina. Free admission; $5 parking at the former Grand Central site and Port OCall Marina. For more info go to StoneCrabFestival.org or call 239-430-7020.YOUTH OUTDOOR FUN DAYThe South Florida Flatwoods chapter of Quail Forever is inviting youth ages 9 to 16 to a free youth day from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Camp Miles (38751 Bermont Road, Punta Gorda). Join us for kayaking, shing, swamp buggy rides, shooting and archery. Lunch and drinks served. Safety equipment provided. A parent or guardian must be present. Kids should wear sturdy shoes and sunscreen. Preregistration is recommended. For info or to download a registration form, visit QFFlatwoods.org. Call 941-916-2466 for more info.FALL FLY FISHING CHALLENGEMangrove Coast Fly Fishers and the Sarasota Chapter of Coastal Conservation Association will hold the 10th annual Fall Fly Fishing Challenge on Oct. 25. This is a catch, photo and release event; all sh must be caught on y shing gear. You can enter the Open Division, which permits the use of guides, or the Fly Angler Division, which does not. Entry fee is $50 and includes an awards BBQ following the tournament. There will be an angler meeting at 7:30 p.m. Oct 24 at Geckos (351 N. Cattleman Road, Sarasota) with angler check-in beginning at 6:30 p.m. Applications are available online at CCAFlorida.org or MangroveCoastFlyFishers.com. Call Brent Wilson at 941-356-7691 for more info.FRIENDLY FORESTCalling all friendly ghosts and goblins up to age 10: Youre invited to the Friendly Forest at Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium (3450 Ortiz Ave., Fort Myers) 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 & 26. Dress up and visit for candy, crafts and games for a friendly version of Halloween. Theres nothing to fear in the Friendly Forest, just fun to be had. Free with paid museum admission. Call 239-275-3435 for more info.MOMS & TOTS IN NATUREBring the wee ones (ages 3 to 5) to Cedar Point Environmental Park (2300 Placida Road, Englewood) for a play day in nature. This free one-hour program allows moms, dads, grandparents and other caregivers a chance to experience the natural world of Florida with guided walks, puppets, crafts, stories, songs and more. Scheduled for Oct. 27, Nov. 24 and Dec. 29. Registration required; call 941475-0769. Sponsored by Mosaic Company Foundation.BIRDS AND CLIMATE CHANGEJoin the Venice Area Audubon Society (4002 S Tamiami Trail, Venice) at 6 p.m. Oct. 28 for a climate change presentation. Jim Beever, with the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council, will discuss the climate change that has already occurred and what can be expected for the city of Venice and the bird species that live in the surrounding areas. There will be a short presentation about Floridas Amendment 1: Water and Land Conservation, on the ballot in November.FLORIDAFRIENDLY LANDSCAPINGNative plants installed and properly cared for can provide long-term benets to coastal yards and neighborhoods. Urban landscapes and yards impact coastal habitats and water quality. This talk addresses how to create low-maintenance Florida-friendly landscapes and plant buers in order to protect critical habitat. Tom Becker from University of Florida/IFAS Extension will present this informative program from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 28 at Cedar Point Environmental Park (2300 Placida Road, Englewood). Free; registration is advised. Call 941-475-0769 to reserve your spot.LETS GO FISHING COURSECapt. Ralph Allen will oer an introductory course in Florida shing. The course, held from 7 to 9 p.m. over six Wednesday evenings starting Oct. 29, will be held at the PGI Civic Association building (2001 Shreve Street, Punta Gorda). Topics to be covered include shing techniques, tackle selection, rigging, knot tying, lures, baits, cast nets, sh identication, tides and shing regulations for fresh and salt waters of Southwest Florida. Rods, reels, lures, nets and other shing equipment will be displayed during the class and there will be a number of useful handouts issued to students. The class is geared towards beginning anglers, but more experienced shermen will pick up helpful tips as well. The cost for the class is $40; advance registration is recommended. Call 941-637-1655.FAMILY NATURE HIKECome join CREW for a fun family walk on the CREW Marsh Trails (4600 Corkscrew Road, Immokalee) from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Nov. 1. More than just a hike, this event is complete with games and activities that will get you dirty, inspire you, and engage all your senses. This is an active walk for the whole family to get involved and enjoy nature at its best. Call 239-657-2253 for more info.BIRD ROOKERY SWAMP WALKSJoin the volunteer sta at CREW Bird Rookery Swamp Trails (1295 Shady Hollow Blvd. W, Naples) for a free entertaining and informa tive 2.5-hour guided walk. Learn the history, see wildlife and enjoy the views. Walks are scheduled for 1:30 to 4 p.m. Nov. 2, Dec. 7, Jan. 4, Feb. 1, March 1 and April 5. Call 239-657-2253 for more info.VOLUNTEER AT CEDAR POINT PARKMeet with like-minded CHEC volunteers at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at Cedar Point Environmental Park (2300 Placida Road, Englewood). Hear about new and upcoming CHEC programs and events and how to volunteer to help. Call 941-475-0769 for more info.HOME SCHOOL NATURE PROGRAMBring your home-schooled kids to Rotary Park Environmental Center (5505 Rose Garden Road, Cape Coral), where they can learn all about nature and the environment. Make a related craft in some programs. Please wear shoes and clothes appropriate for hiking and outdoor exploration. Upcoming programs (10 to 11:30 a.m.): Surviving the Wild, Nov. 3; Nature Giving, Dec. 8. Cost is $8 per student. Call 239-549-4606 to register or for more info.FAKAHATCHEE MOONLIT TRAM View Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park under the illumination of a full moon from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 or Dec. 6. The two-hour tours start as the sun is setting, prime time for spotting some of the mammal residents of the Strand as well as birds settling in for the evening. An experienced naturalist leads each tram tour and will demonstrate commu nication with denizens of the night, including reies, bats and owls. The 24-passenger tram is wheelchair accessible and some seats face backwards. The tour leaves from the ranger station at 137 Coastline Drive, Copeland, o Janes Scenic Drive. To register, go to FOFReservation.Eventbrite.com.BOARDWALK AFTER DARK See the Big Cypress Bend boardwalk (Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, 17.1 miles east of the intersection of CR 951 along U.S. 41) in a whole new light from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 or Dec. 5. The 2,300-foot boardwalk is sheltered by bald cypress trees. The walk ends at a gator pond, where the tour leader will check for the gleaming eyes of frogs and larger inhabitants. Along the way, the group may hear the cry of owls or the scurrying of raccoons and other nocturnal residents. To register, go to FOFReservation.Eventbrite.com.ROOKERY BAY HOSTS TOURNEYThe Friends of Rookery Bay and CCA Florida will jointly host the Guardian Anglers all-release charity shing tournament Nov. 7 and 8. This fundraiser will engage local anglers in an all-release challenge with proceeds beneting both organizations. Men, women and children anglers are invited to participate; entry fee is $100 for a team of two to four anglers. The two-day event begins Friday evening at Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center (300 Tower Road, Naples) with the captains meeting and reception for all anglers and includes cocktail party. 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Page 21 October 16, 2014 Page 21 October 16, 2014 ONGOING EVENTSVOLUNTEER AT SHAMROCK PARK: Shamrock Park Nature Center (3900 Shamrock Drive, Venice) holds its monthly volunteer work mornings from 8 to 10 a.m. on the third Friday of each month. As abilities and interests allow, volunteer tasks may include trash collection along trails and within vegetated areas of the park, light trimming along paved multiuse trail, organization of storage areas, exotic plant removal and other maintenance tasks. Long pants, closed-toe shoes, sun protection, and plenty of drinking water are recommended. Park sta will provide trash collection buckets/bags, pickers, gloves, and other tools as necessary. Meet at the Shamrock Park Environmental Center. For more information, call Jennifer Rogers at 941-861-5000 or email her at email@example.com. FISHING CLUB MEETINGS: The Gulf Cove Fishing Club meets on the second Monday of the month October through May at the Hope Lutheran Church in Gulf Cove (14200 Hopewell Ave., Port Charlotte) at 7 p.m. At each meeting, a speaker will talk on a timely topic. In addition to the meetings, the club holds a monthly shing tournament and a monthly picnic. For more info, call 941-698-8607. FREE SAFETY CHECKS IN VENICE: The Coast Guard Auxiliary conducts free vessel safety checks every Saturday morning from 8:30 to 11:45 a.m. at the Venice boat ramp (200 N. Seaboard Ave., Venice). Theyll make sure the safety equipment mandated by federal and state regulations is on board. If an inspected vessel is found to be safe, a Seal of Safety is axed to it. For more info or to schedule an appointment, call Patrick Wheeler at 941-412-1026. CHARLOTTE HARBOR MULTIHULL ASSOCIATION: Members of this club for multihull owners, sailors or those who are interested in the exchange of ideas about equipping and sailing boats, share information about anchorages and cruising destinations, hold informal races that help to improve their sailing ability, and have local raft-ups. No dues. The club meets at the Celtic Ray (145 E Marion Ave., Punta Gorda) on the rst Monday of each month at 6 p.m. For more information, call 941-876-6667. KORESHAN STATE HISTORIC SITE STROLL: Walk or bike the historic site (3800 Corkscrew Road, Estero). Park fee is $2 for walk or bike; $4 for single-occupant vehicle; $5 for two to eight occupants vehicle and $2 for each additional person over eight per vehicle. Call 239-992-0311 for more information. SARASOTA FITNESS WALKS: Join Sarasota County Parks sta each Friday for a tness walk through Rothenbach Park (8650 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota) from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The pace will be geared toward tness, aiming for a 20-minute-mile pace. The walk will cover approximately three miles in one hour of brisk walking. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and wildlife, but keep up the pace. Wear appropriate workout clothing, including good walking shoes, and bring your water bottle. Meet in the pavilion near the playground. Call 941-861-5000. WHATS THAT BIRD?: Volunteer bird interpreters share their expertise on ID and behavior of raptors, shorebirds, waterfowl and other avian visitors at Myakka River State Park (13208 S.R. 72, Sarasota). Volunteers set up scopes and help people identify birds from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every day of the week. NATIVE PLANT SOCIETY MEETS: The Coccoloba Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium (3450 Ortiz Ave., Fort Myers). Meetings are free and the public is welcome. For more info, call 239-275-3435. HANG OUT WITH SCRUB JAYS: Spend the morning with the scrub jays at Oscar Scherer State Park (1843 S. Tamiami Trail, Osprey) from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. every Sunday. This unique Central Florida experience includes a nature walk to see the parks diverse ecosystems, native ora and fauna. Call 941-483-5956 for more info. SIX MILE CYPRESS SLOUGH PRESERVE: Take a leisurely stroll on our fully accessible boardwalk trail anytime dawn to dusk (7791 Penzance Blvd., Fort Myers). Visit our Interpretive Center to learn more about the plants and animals that live in the Slough or just talk to a friendly volunteer. The center is open Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is $1 per hour per vehicle. Reservations not required. No groups of eight or more. For more info call 239-533-7550 or visit LeeParks.org/SixMile. BIRD WALK AT LAKES PARK: A bird patrol guide will lead an easy walk along clear paths of Lakes Regional Park (7330 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers) at 8:30 a.m. on the rst Saturday of each month. This free nature walk oers an opportunity to see birds in natural vegetation as your guide points out the many species in what is a birding hot spot and crucial nesting area for many birds. Arrive at 8 a.m. at Shelter A7 for a brief intro and sign-in. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for outdoors. Bring water, hat, sunscreen, binoculars and camera. Call 239-533-7580 for more info. BOTTOM TIME DIVE CLUB: This Punta Gorda-based SCUBA club meets on the third Tuesday of each month. Call 941-740-4245 or visit BottomTimeDiveClub.net. BIRD WALK: Search for Florida scrub jays, eastern towhees, brown thrashers, and other pine atwoods species with the Venice Area Audubon Society every Thursday at Oscar Scherer State Park (1843 S. Tamiami Trail, Osprey). Meet at 8:30 a.m. at Nature Center. Two miles walking on sand trails. For more info, call Joyce Leary at 508-737-8954.including Joan Wul and Andy Mill. Other guests include Stu Apte, Bill Curtis, Will Benson, Ralph Delph, Steve Hu, Sandy Moret, Rick Ruo and Mark Sosin. An all-access event pass, which includes the banquet and silent auction, Friday and Saturday day sessions, and lm and art festival and cocktail hour, costs $150. For more info or to register, visit http://bit.ly/1yx3dLj.STA5 BIRD TOURThrough a partnership with Hendry-Glades Audubon, the South Florida Water Management District will oer escorted birding trips to Stormwater Treatment Area 5 (STA-5), located 27 miles south of Clewiston in eastern Hendry County. Trips are scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 8 & 22, and Dec. 13 & 27. No charge, though donations are gratefully accepted. Limited to 60 participants per trip; call 863-674-0695 to reserve.TASTE OF THE ISLANDSSanibels most popular festival is back for its 33rd year to celebrate three Sanibel signatures community, cuisine and CROW all in one fell swoop. Set to the tune of live bands, local restaurants will descend to The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club (949 Sand Castle Road, Sanibel) from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 9 with their most decadent delicacies and duke it out to earn top honors for their dish from our esteemed judges and the crowd. This annual fundraiser raises awareness and nancial support for Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW), a 501(c)(3) organization that relies 100 percent on the philanthropic support of individu als, corporations and foundations. $5 for adults; children 12 and under admitted free. Call 239-472-3644 for more info.SAND SCULPTING COMPETITIONSiesta Key Public Beach (948 Beach Road, Sarasota) will host the Siesta Key Crystal Classic Master Sand Sculpting Competition Nov. 14-18. Two dozen master sand sculptors from around the world will compete. The ve-day art event will include all-day viewing Friday through Tuesday; more than 50 vendors Friday through Monday; live entertainment noon Friday through Sunday; and an amateur sand sculptor contest on Saturday. Siesta Santa will be on his sand throne again this year, making a great photo op for next years Christmas cards. $6 per person; proceeds benet Mote Marine Laboratorys sea turtle research and conservation programs. 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Page 22 October 16, 2014 Page 22 October 16, 2014 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 15, featuring more than 15 local restaurants, an open bar and live music by Alli & the Venturas. Advance tickets will be $40. CHARLOTTE HARBOR NATURE FESTIVALThis years festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22 at Charlotte Sports Park (2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte). Free admission for all. Explore and learn about the natural environment of Southwest Florida through activities and exhibits for all ages, including more than 50 nature exhibits, Mote Mobile Exhibit and a Childrens Discovery Zone. Guided walks through Tippecanoe Environmental Park will be conducted by trained CHEC volunteers at 10:30 am, noon and 1:30 pm. To learn more, visit CHNEP.org.LEARN TO FLY FISHCBs Saltwater Outfitters (1249 Stickney Point Road, Sarasota) will hold an Orvis-endorsed fly fishing school from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22. Instructor Capt. Rick Grassett will cover fly casting basics, line control, shooting line, the roll cast, leader construction, fly selection and saltwater fly fishing techniques. Cost is $150 per person and includes the use of Orvis fly tackle, a text book and lunch. Call 941-349-4400 for more info or to reserve a spot.BULLETIN BOARDFROM PAGE 21 CHEC OUTINGSThe following free guided outings will be conducted by the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center. Walks are held from 9 to 11 a.m. unless otherwise noted. You should wear sturdy shoes and bring drinking water for all outings. Call 941-475-0769 for info or directions. WALK AT ANN DEVER/ OYSTER CREEK PARK (6791 San Casa Drive, Englewood): Oct. 18; Nov. 1, 14 & 25; Dec. 11 & 21. Bobcats, pileated woodpeckers, gopher tortoises and various wildowers may be seen in the pine at woods and salt marshes along the trail at this 263-acre Charlotte County park. Meet at San Casa entrance. PLANT WALK AT BILL COY/BUCK CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL PARK (5350 Placida Road, Englewood): Oct. 25. Join the Mangrove Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society on this plant iden tication walk. This 80-acre preserve is comprised of scrubby and mesic atwoods that transition into coastal hammock and mangrove swamp along Buck Creek. Meet at the parking lot. SEAGRASS ADVENTURE WADING TRIP AT CEDAR POINT ENVIRONMENTAL PARK (2300 Placida Road, Englewood): 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 29; Nov. 12 & 26; Dec. 10, 26, 30 & 31. Get wild and wet in Lemon Bay, searching for marine organisms such as seahorses, crabs and juvenile sh. Registration is required and space is limited. Sponsored by The Mosaic Company Foundation. BIRDING WALK AT TIPPECANOE II MITIGATION PARK (16259 Joppa Ave., Port Charlotte): Oct. 30; Dec. 30. The scrub habitat of this 380-acre Charlotte County park is home to the threatened Florida scrub jay as well as red-headed woodpeckers, a species not often observed in this area. WALK AT AMBERJACK ENVIRONMENTAL PARK (6450 Gasparilla Pines Blvd., Rotonda West): Nov. 5; Dec. 17. The unique scrub, pine atwoods and marshes of this 217-acre Charlotte County park are home to Florida scrub jays, roseate spoonbills, bald eagles and beautiful seasonal wildowers. WALK AT BILL COY/BUCK CREEK ENVIRON MENTAL PARK (5350 Placida Road, Englewood): Nov. 9 & 20; Dec. 7 & 28. This 80-acre Charlotte County preserve is comprised of scrubby and mesic atwoods that transition into coastal hammock and mangrove swamp along Buck Creek. Meet at the parking lot. BIRDING WALK AT AMBERJACK ENVIRONMENTAL PARK (6450 Gasparilla Pines Blvd., Rotonda): 8 to 10 a.m. Nov. 11; Dec. 9. Hike through this 225-acre Char lotte County park in search of some of the many bird species found within. Many wading birds may be seen along the shores of Lemon Lake and the endangered scrub jays call the rosemary scrub home. WALK AT TIPPECANOE II MITIGATION PARK (16259 Joppa Ave., Port Charlotte): Nov. 12 & 30; Dec. 23. The scrub habitat of this 380-acre Charlotte County park is home to the threatened Florida scrub jay as well as gopher tortoises, indigo snakes and beautiful scrub wildowers. WALK AT TIPPECANOE ENVIRONMENTAL PARK (2400 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte): Dec. 15. Habitats such as scrub, pine atwoods, marsh and wetlands occur in this diverse 380-acre Charlotte County park. Meet behind the Charlotte County Sports Park. SIZE LIMIT: n/a DAILY BAG LIMIT: Zero AVERAGE SIZE: 75 to 150 lb STATE RECORD: n/a; reaches 250 lb HABITAT: Prefers moderately shallow nearshore waters, usually 60 to 200 feet deep. Sometimes found in the surf or shallow inshore waters at night. Reported locally mostly in winter months. LEGAL GEAR: Hook and line only. The use of natural bait when using multiple hooks is prohibited. FOOD VALUE: Illegal to harvest. 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Page 23 October 16, 2014 Its a little too early to start shing for sheepshead from Southwest Floridas piers. But that doesnt mean its too early to start talking about them, especially after a certain state-record sh caught my eye. Dense concentrations of sheepshead dont haunt the area until the water tempera ture cools consistently to around 76 degrees, which is uncommon before Halloween and usually happens closer to Thanksgiving. Current temperatures in Charlotte Harbor are in the low 80s. But while I was walking back over the State Road 776 bridge in El Jobean after targeting snook on the seawall recently, I saw a guy leaning over the pier who appeared to be shing for sheepshead. I cant be certain, but he was using the classic sheepshead stance and shing right next to a piling. If he was shing for sheepshead, hes even more anxious than me, a fanatic angler who shes the bucktoothed porgies religiously from late fall until early spring. Couple that with an impressive sheepshead sighting on the Internet, and Im champing at the bit already to begin this seasons quest for sheepies. Theres a photo thats been making the rounds on Facebook of a new state record sheepshead caught in Delaware. The sh, caught on Sept. 29 by Dave Walker of Boothwyn, Pa., was a whopping 17 pounds, 1 ounce. That easily eclipses the Florida state record of 15.2 pounds caught near Homosassa. Through the power of the Internet, I was able to connect with Walker and ask him about his trophy. Walker was shing in the lower Delaware Bay targeting tautog on a mile-long rock wall 4 miles out at a depth of 15 feet. He said that while there are not too many sheepshead caught in the area that he was shing, this time of year there are a few caught which are usually over 10 pounds. Walker enticed the sheepie with a green crab using a Shimano Stradic 4000 reel and a light spinning rod, and he said it put up a very good ght and ran drag many times. I am very happy to have caught a state record, Walker wrote via Facebook. I have worked for 15 years on charter boats, as well as shing with my family since a very young age, and never dreamed of catching a state record. Walkers catch got me thinking about a state record of my own, but Ive got quite a ways to go. My biggest sheepshead to date is a 6-pounder caught on a mud crab at Placida in late March. Maybe Ill start by trying to beat that mark. And dont worry, the sheepshead will be here soon enough. Until next time, hook em up and ght em hard. Fish on, fellow anglers.Matt Stevens is an avid saltwater angler and an award-winning outdoor writer. His writing is dedicated to all types of shore-bound angling in Charlotte Harbor and the surrounding waters. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sheepshead already? THE MAN ON THE PIER MATT STEVENS Photo providedDave Walker shows o his Delaware state record sheepshead. Areas Newest Certified Mercury/Mercruiser Parts and Service Marina We Service All Brands Contact Us For All Your Service Needs 941-697-3778 Service 941-697-4356 Storage Service@PalmIslandMarina.com 7080 Placida Road Cape Haze, FL 33946 50475097 111 ,PALMISLANDMARINE F EL CLEAN MARINAMERCURYMea-Cruiser
Page 24 October 16, 2014 ALL THOSE JELLIESWhy are there so many jellysh these days? Turns out their numbers are easily nudged up by any one of a number of factors adding structures, adding nutrients, removing a lot of sh, increasing the temperature. When multiple factors are in play at the same time, jellysh proliferate in prodigious numbers, according to a new video produced by the National Science Foundation and narrated by marine scientist Monty Graham. As any Gulf Coast resident knows, jellysh swarms are pretty common these days. From an airplane, they appear as pink aggregation after pink aggregation along the shore and can stretch for as far as 100 miles, Graham said. The aggregations are densely packed, he said. In the thickest patch, theres more jellysh than water, Graham said in the video. As many jellysh as you can squeeze into a cubic meter, thats what the density is easily 50 to 100 animals per cubic meter at their thickest.IM NOT AS THINK AS YOU DRUNK I AMA Key West commercial sherman failed in his attempt to dock a boat at a Stock Island sh house, then failed dockside sobriety tests Sept. 30, state marine ocers report. William D. Letrick, 58, was at the helm of a 25-foot open shing boat around 2:30 p.m. when it struck and damaged docked boats at the Stock Island Lobster Co., according to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report. A witness described Letrick as staggering and stumbling, FWC Ocer Glen Way said in his report. While still aboard his boat, Letrick turned o his engine but had diculty doing so, Way wrote. He staggered a bit and claimed he was not quite sure how to turn the boats motor o. Once on shore, Letrick failed physical sobriety tests and refused to give a breath or blood sample. Letrick told ocers he was turning the boat toward the dock when it suddenly went forward, causing him to fall backwards and lose control of his vessel. One boat hit by Letrick, a 23-foot T-Craft, was damaged, said owner Arasay Gonzalez Rios. Information on possible damage to a second docked boat was not available.BANNER YEAR FOR TURTLE NESTSLoggerhead turtle nest numbers remained high in 2014 and leatherback turtle nesting reached a new record in the state, according to FWC research scientists. Sea turtles face many important threats at sea and on land, which need to be addressed for the recovery of these charismatic and endangered species, but the results of the 2014 nesting season in Florida are encouraging and provide a positive outlook for the future, said FWC research scientist Dr. Simona Ceriani. Loggerhead nest counts in 2014 were slightly higher than in 2013. Loggerhead nest numbers in Florida show a complex pattern: Nest counts have increased, then decreased, then increased again. Despite the variable pattern, the overall trend in this species nest numbers is positive. Although nesting at a much lower level than loggerheads, the nest counts for leatherback turtles reached a new record high in the state in 2014, showing a slight increase over the previous high in 2009. The trend in leatherback nesting shows an exponential increase over the last 26 years.THE BEST HABITAT GOINGOil platforms o the Southern California coast are some of the worlds most productive marine sh habitats, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The ndings could have important policy implications for the decommis sioning and construction of oil platforms, wind farms and other oshore structures. Given the hundreds of thousands of shes that sometimes live around these platforms, these results were not a complete surprise, said Milton Love, a research biologist with UC Santa Barbaras Marine Science Institute. Love and a team of marine biologists from Occidental College and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management are the rst to estimate rates of production for the entire community of shes associated with oil platforms. They found that the oil platforms tended to produce about 10 times more sh biomass (or weight) chiey various species of rocksh and lingcod than other more conventional marine habitats. According to the inves tigators, when compared to the sh production on natural rocky reefs at similar depths o the Southern California coast, the platforms on average produced more than 27 times as much sh.STUDY: FISH WILL MOVE NORTH AS OCEANS WARMWarming oceans will shift ocean sh populations away from the tropics and towards the poles, perhaps creating new sheries in Arctic waters, according to a study conducted by scientists at the University of British Columbia. The study considered several dier ent warming scenarios and found that under best-case conditions, sh populations would shift northward or southward by about 10 miles a decade. In the worstcase scenario where ocean temperatures rise 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit by 2100 sh populations would shift polewards by some 15 miles per decade. Not all sh will fare well in the new habitats they encounter, said William Cheung, one of the studys lead authors. He said for those that cannot, it may be because of the absence of specic spawning grounds or food items, or the occurrence of new predators. Alaska waters have already witnessed the presence of unusual sh species due in part to warming water temperatures.ELK FIGURE OUT WATER FOUNTAINSGrand Canyon ocials have reduced waste by banning disposable plastic water bottles and installing water stations for visitors. But a new problem has sprung up: Elk are helping themselves to water at the stations by lifting spring-loaded levers with their noses. Now, ocials plan to elk-proof the stations to outsmart the animals, conserve water and protect visitors from aggressive behavior by the animals. The elk dont always back down when visitors approach. Instead, they take a rm stance, particularly when protecting calves or during fall rutting season. The elk havent hurt anyone at the stations, but the animals have charged at wildlife biologists trying to disperse herds with as many as 20 elk by staring them down and shooting them with paintball and water guns, wildlife biologist Brandon Holton said. Some move, some dont, he said. Sometimes when you shoot them with water guns, they open their mouth.HELP ME, IM IMPORTANTThe Coast Guard cutter tuned in to a faint distress signal from a sinking pleasure craft. What is your position? shouted the radio operator into the microphone. Repeat, what is your position? After a moment a faint reply crackled over the static: Im executive vice president of First Global Bank. Please hurry! 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Teak $275 715-5452590 DESK White wood 33w x 20d x 30h. Printer shelf $30 859-466-9572 DINET OAK Parkay finish, w/ 4 upholstered chairs on castors. $145 941-426-3494 HOUSEHOLD GOODS6030 COFFEE POT 20 cup electric Regal $10 941-625-8759 FLATWARE STAINLESS Several Pieces $8 941-4880417 LAMPS (2) 30 New shades Man & Woman $40 941-4880417 LUGGAGE Assorted. Soft Carry-on Style. Several Pieces. $3-5/ea 941-629-2699 MATTRESS PADQUEEN contoured like new $150 941697-4877 MATTRESS, QUEEN & BOX. Brand New Will Sell $175. Also Have KING. 941-629-5550 MIKASA SQUARE Dinnerware srv 8. Tulip pattern. $7 941830-1531 MIRROR WITH stand, oval shaped 4x14 $15 941-3917045 MIRROR/TABLE SET Like new, elegant dark wood $110 941-882-4545 FREE MERCHANDISE ADS!! To place a FREE merchandise ad go to: SUN-CLASSIFIEDS.COM and place your ad. CLICK ON CLICK HERE TO PLACE YOUR AD NOW and follow the prompts. FREE ads are for merchandise UNDER $500. and the ad must be placed online by you. One item per ad, the ad must be 3 lines or less, price must appear in the ad. Your ad will appear online & in print for 7 days! Some restrictions do apply. LIMIT5 FREEADS PERWEEK **Everyone Needs to Register on Our New Site** Need To Place a Classified Ad? Enter your classified ad and pay with your credit card24 hours a day,7 days week ORIENTAL RUG 6X9 Wool, Handwoven, good condition $250 Framed Oil Painting, 16X20, beach scene $30. 941-255-5106 OUTDOOR SWEEPER SSn80 $40 941-624-0928 PORTIABLE AC delonghi 12,k BTU ac/dehumidifyer photo on web site $150 941-704-7048 PRESSURE COOKER 5QT COLOR RED $50 941-6246617 RAINBOW VACUUM Cleaner New Condition, Used two months, no longer need. $475 941-639-7531 REPLACEMENT WINDOWS (3)Vinyl, White. 41 3/4 x 52 3/4. New! Must Sell!$200/All. 941-625-4139 ROLLAWAY BED Oversized 38x75 comfy mattress $110 941-882-4545 RUG 5X7 made in Israel.beautiful colors. $60 941-2352203 SEWING MACHINE 1950s cabinet zigzag A+ $175 941743-2656 SEWING MACHINE White w/cabinet $50 954-583-0738 SWIVEL CHAIRS/SET Excellent! Clean! $75 941-5759800 TURKEY DEEP FRYER, electric, Brand new, never used.$20 941-769-3086 YORKTOWNE PHALTZCRAFT SETTING for 4 $25 941-564-8241 S. VENICE AREA GARAGE SALES6010 CONSIGNMENT CLOTHING SALEPOSITIVE ENERGY SA TONLY9-3 2383 TAMIAMITRS. 941-497-6700 AUCTIONS6020 ***AUCTION***Sat, 10/18, 8:30am Sarasota County Schools101 Old Venice Rd, Osprey Buses, Trucks, Boat, AV Furniture, Shop Equip, ETC FLSurplusAuction.com HOLZMANAUCTIONEERSAB1473 Glen Copeland AU4257 813-641-4536**10/13%bp ARTS AND CRAFTS6025 3-D PAINTING FRAMED seaside landscape $50 941-7432656 FOOTBALL REEFS $20 941-697-7364 FRI-SAT 8-3 200 Sportsman Rd. Craft Sale Over 300 Yds Fabric, Yarn, Craft Items, Clothing, Household, Kitchenware & MORE! SEWING MACHINE Singer Top model. Exc. cond. $500 941-204-3274 DOLLS6027 AMERICAN GIRL Plaid Party Dress Set. New $25 941-6616185 CHEER LEADER SET american girl Brand new $30 941-661-6185 HOUSEHOLD GOODS6030 AREA RUGS 5x8 & 2x3 Pd 500 $100 941-391-1797 BED MATTRESS & BOX. New Will Sell $100. 941-629-5550 BEVERAGE GLASSES Frosted pink,tall,pretty! 6 pcs. $5 941-276-1881 CABINETS Bird houseStyled 3Hx12W,3 draws Nice $30 941-276-1881 CARPET CLEANER Rug Doctor Used 2X, NICE! $250 765365-3202 CERAMIC MUGS Xlg,pink/white stripe Handpnted $12 941-276-1881 CHINA SERVICE 8 Ex cond. serv. pcs incl $95 941-8944115 CIRCULON POTS & PANS Like new. $25 941-876-3908 CONAIR GARMET Steamer Professional type $25 941627-6542 CORELLE DISHES ivy Callaway 22 pcs. $25 941-8763908 CORELLE DISHES Rosemarie 21 pcs. $18 941-8763908 DELL COMPUTER case Lg/leather/multi pockets $10 941-876-3908 DISH SET Pink,Fiesta-style lg/sm plates,bowls12pc $18 941-276-1881 LANAI TABLE Made From PVC w/Six Resin Chairs & Cushions On Casters. $200 Call Now Donata Noone 941-875-4744. PUNTAGORDA GARAGE SALES6007 SAT ONLY 9-1. Punta Gorda RR Depot. 20+ Vendors. For free set up call 639-6774. SAT. 8-1 503 Palm Ave. Corner of Dill St. Furniture, gift items, Clothing and more! SAT. 8AM-NOON PG CHAMBER CITY WIDE GARAGE SALE 401 TAYLOR ST. & 225 W. VIRGINIA AV. PARKING LOT OF CENTENNIAL BANK & KOCH & COMPANY CPAS. SAT. 9-2 2739 Taylor Rd. HUGEMULTIFAMILYSALE Large Variety of items. Come & BUY! SAT.-SUN.. 8-2. 7544 S. Blue Sage-Burnt Store Meadows-Punta Gorda. Misc. household items THUR-FRI9-2 35831 Hilnick Dr. Washer, Golf Cart. Household items, Puzzles, & Much more!!! ROTONDAAREA GARAGE SALES6008 FRI-SAT 8-3 200 Sportsman Rd. Over 300 Yds Fabric, Yarn, Craft Items, Clothing, Household, Kitchenware & MUCHMUCHMORE! FRI-SAT 8AM-4PM 196 Tournament Rd. Sport Equipt., Adult Tricycle & Bicycles, End Tables, Glassware, Too Many to List! FRI.-SAT. 9-2 126 Broadmoor Lane. MOVING IN SALE! Halloween, Christmas, Household, Furnishing, Collectbiles, Clothes, Lots More! SATURDAY 9-1 16 White Marsh Ln. Multi-Family. Golf Clubs, Thule Car-Top Carrier, Tools, Household Items. SARASOTAAREA GARAGE SALES6009 SAT ONLY 8AM-NOON 6300 Queensbury Blvd CAMELOT EAST COMMUNITY SALE Household items, clothing Bake sale goodies! More S. VENICE AREA GARAGE SALES6010 FRI & SAT 9-1 2195 GUAVA RD. TAKEUS 41 TOSEABOARD(BYLAKESIDELUTHERANCHURCH) MAKE1STR ONGUAVAFOLLOWCURVEHUGE MOVING SALEJOHNDEERRIDINGMOWER,HOUSEHOLDGOODSFURNI-TUREBOOKS& MUCHMORE. FRIDAY-SUNDAY 8-2 DAILY 4815 Neptune Rd. Furniture, Tools, Household, &MUCHMORE! SAT 9-4 4892 Kent Rd. MOVING SALE Refrigerator (Frigidaire Side by Side Stainless Steel), Maytag Washer and Dryer, Household Goods, Oil Paintings (Purchased), Dining Room (8 Chairs), Bookshelves, Furniture, etc.& much more must see!!! NORTH PORT GARAGE SALES6005 FRI-SAT 8AM-1PM 2838 Algardi Ln. HUGESALE! Bit of Everything! Lots Of Christmas Decor! FRIDAY-SATURDAY 8-5 1862 Virginia St. Kayak, 2 Custom Recliners, GPS, Lawnmower, 2 Cameras &MUCH MORE! SAT 7-2 3525 Log Cabin Rd. Furniture, Antique Iron Full Bed w/ Matt, LCD Tv, Camper Mirriors, Egg Coddlers, Hshld, Laundry Sink, Clothes line poles & More. SAT. 8-?? 1841 Pollard Ave. Furn, Books, Kitchen items, Christmas, electronics, toys, clothes, 2007 kawasaki LT900 motorcycle, & much more. SAT. 8-2. 2398 Pilger Ave. HV Design Access Asian Art Pamp Chef Fiesta Origami jewel tools etc!!!!! PT. CHARLOTTE/DEEP CREEK GARAGE SALES6006 FRI & SAT 8:30-4PM 2490 Auburn Blvd Household and misc. items. FRI & SAT 9-3 4300 UNIT300 KINGSHWY INSCHOOLHOUSESQUARE. INSIDE THRIFT STORE CLEARANCE/YARD SALE EVERYTHINGFROMFURNITURE,TOCLOTHING, HOUSEHOLD&ART, 5000SFAUCTIONRM. DONTMISSTHISONE. 941-235-8933 FRI-SAT8-12. 1421 Eagle Street. Inside household holiday Girls, Ladies clothes, shoe & Much More!!!! FRI-SAT 8-2 2113 Nuremburg Blvd. Antiques, Fish Tanks. Lots Of Treasures For Everyone! FRI-SAT 9-3. Oak Hollow POA Clubhouse, 1111 Forest Nelson Blvd. ARTS & CRAFT COLLEC. FAIR. FRI-SAT. 8-2. 2110 Giralda Street. toys from 50s, furniture, antiques, xmas decorations, craftsman rider FRI-SAT. 8-3. 27502 Tierra Del Fuego Cir. DC. Big Multi-Family. Household items, tools, electronics, smartphones, vinyl LPs, artwork, collectibles, much more. FRI.-SAT. 8-? 931 Dobell Terr. Tools, appliances, fruniture clothes and more. All Must Go! SAT8-2 311 Paramaribo St.. Yard sale with many items to choose from. SAT. 8AM-2PM 3053 Rock Creek Drive. Lawn Mower, Tools, Furniture, Clothing, Electric Grill, Lots Of Misc! SAT. ONLY.8-2 21394 Grayton Terrace (near Harbor/Veterans). Couch, piano, bookcase, etc!!!!! THURS. & FRI., 9-3PM 24533 NOVA LANE, GREAT ANTIQUES, UNIQUES & MORE! PUNTAGORDA GARAGE SALES6007 FRI-SAT 8-1 3417 nighthawk ct. Moving Sale Furniture, tools, household items & Much More!!!!!!! FRI.-SAT. 8-1 618 Royal Poinciana. Furniture, Collectibles, Jewelry, & More! HOUSE FULL OF ITEMS Fridge, Bike, Furn., Fibro. Mattresses, Bells, Linens, Household, Kitchenwares & More! $300 Takes IT ALL 603-209-0669 6000 MERCHANDISE GARAGE SALES 6001Arcadia 6002Englewood 6003Lake Suzy 6004Nokomis 6005North Port 6006Port Charlotte Deep Creek 6007Punta Gorda 6008Rotonda 6009Sarasota 6010South Venice 6011Venice 6012 Out Of Area 6015Flea Market 6020Auctions MERCHANDISE 6013 Moving Sales 6025Arts & Crafts 6027Dolls 6030Household Goods6035 Furniture 6038 Electronics 6040TV/Stereo/Radio6060Computer Equip6065Clothing/Jewelry/ Accessories6070Antiques & Collectibles 6075Fruits/Veges 6090Musical 6095Medical 6100Health/Beauty 6110 Trees & Plants 6120Baby Items6125Golf Accessories6128Exercise/Fitness6130Sporting Goods 6131 Firearms6132 Firearm Access. 6135Bikes/Trikes 6138Toys 6140Photography/Video 6145Pool/ Spa & Supplies6160Lawn & Garden6165Storage Sheds/ Buildings6170Building Supplies6180Heavy Constr. Equipment 6190Tools/Machinery6220Office/Business Equip & Supplies6225Restaurant Supplies 6250Appliances 6260Misc. Merchandise 6270Wanted to Buy/T rade ENGLEWOOD GARAGE SALES6002 FRI.-SAT. 9AM-1PM, 9373 El Campo Ave. Tools, Household Goods, Collectables,Christmas & MORE! FRIDAY ONLY8-1 2027 Georgia Ave. Grove City. Household, Womens Clothing &LOTSof Other STUFF!! ,$))!$ ,$))!$ 2.+%.()# 2.+%.()# 3%&$+)4*$ 3%&$+)4*$ 4/)!$ 4/)!$ 01'**4"4$%*01'**4"4$%*FRIDAY ONLY 9-5 7405 Petula Ave Villiage of Holiday LakeMOVING SALE Patio furniture, sofa set, BedRoom set, end tables, lamps, decor, Bose surround sound and much more. FRIDAY-SATURDAY 8-5 CORNER OF PLACIDA &SAN CASA Tons of Kitchenwares, Kids Items, Tools, Furniture & Books. TOOMUCHTOLIST! Anything &Everything You Can Think Of! Must See!!
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r\005 b\002r\001nfftt nt \f\005b\006 FURNITURE6035 RECLINERS 2 lazy-boy light gr. S&L $400 941-786-5748 SOFA 7ft Micro Suede recline ends, new c $200 941-7695995 SOFA BED Queen-Tan Geo.VGC $350 941-8828752 SOFA like New premium fabric $200 941-347-8332 SOFA new micro suede, recliner 7ft. $200 941-769-5995 SOFAS (2) w/pillows, 2 oak tables, 2 glass top tables, 1 table lamp, All for $225 Or Sold Sep.941-629-2699 TABLE LAMPS WHITE CERAMIC/FLORAL DESIGN $100 941-627-5278 TABLES BRONZE oval end tables/glass tops $90 941629-8138 TWIN BEDS (2) Box springs, mattresses, Like new $350 941-545-6608 TWIN BEDS -complete with frames. $300 941-999-4922 UTILITY CART light wicker, 29X29X18 $126 941-2755837 FURNITURE6035 MIRROR 3 X 7 full height, with beautiful wood frame. Like new $350 770-331-6847 MIRROR TROPICAL style 48x30 beautiful $30 941-6276542 PATIO FURNITURE White Rattan Table, (2) chairs & couch $150; Accent chairs (2) Blue $20/ea 941-637-7832 PATIO SET table, 4 chairs & cushions excell cond $75 575-770-2259 PATIO TABLE Umbrella and four chairs $50 941-6295438 ROUTER/TABLE COMBO Craftsman new in box Great Buy!!!! $75 352-4504226 SECRETARYS CHAIR On Canisters. Leather Back & Seat. $5 941-629-2699 SECTIONAL COUCH LEATHER LIKE NEW $399 941-456-1100 SLEEPER SOFA Rattan, Qn bed, Ex cond. $300; Cabinet solid oak, 36x76x21 $275 941-637-7713 FURNITURE6035 LAMP Floor Solid Brass & Crystal $60 941-624-0364 LAMPS 2 SET ,Large for end tables $50 941-681-2433 LAMPS BRASS Pair brass candlestick lamps $50 941928-5027 LANAI PVC Table, 4 chairs, 2 lounges w/ new cushions. $325 OBO 941-505-0815 LANAI SET 5 pc. Fabric slightly stretched. $25 941-626-9027 LAUNI FURNITURE glass table 4 chairs $60 941-3916377 LOVE SEAT/SLEEPER good condition $200 508-5648085 LOVESEAT beige, microfiber $125 941-698-0121 MAPLE DINETTE SET Drop Leaf Table, Buffet, Hutch + 4 Chairs $125 941-380-7438 MATTRESS & BOX. New Will Sell $100. 941-629-5550 MATTRESS SERTA QUEEN Set As New No smoke or pets $250 941-456-5340 FURNITURE6035 DINING TABLE with 6 chairs $100 941-474-4959 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER wood/whitewash $225 941275-5837 ENTERTAINMENT CTR Cherry/glass holds 32TV $125 941-698-5069 GLASS TABLE with /6/ chairs like new $375 941-629-8138 HIGH TOPTABLE 54square with leaf 6 chairs $495 941882-4545 HOSPITAL BED bed 150 obo $150 850-303-4042 IBUYFURNITURE Or anything of value! 941-485-4964 JEWELRY CHEST Tbltop/Cherry/Mirror drs/Nice $75 941-624-0364 KING MATTRESS SET Spare room set in PGI $100 785341-9180 KITCHEN TABLE/2 CHAIRS Drop Leaf/30x22 $45 941-488-0417 LAMP 36 solid brown wood, 18 tan shade $20 941-7432656 FURNITURE6035 DESK LRG Oak roll top. Computer $450 941-505-6290 DINING SET 48X30 TABLE/6 CHAIRS $299 941-275-5837 DINING SET 6 pcs. $199 941-456-1100 DINING SET Quality wrought iron ex cond. $299 941-8944115 DINING SET Rattan & Glass with 6 chairs, Buffet, & 2 Bar Stools $650 941-769-3086 DINING SET Table 4 chairs Has leaf Good $90 502-5580990 DINING TABLE Rattan, round glass top $50 941-356-0129 END TABLE Octagonal/Wood/2 Doors $30 941-488-0417 END TABLES Solid wood Amish made exc. cond. $200 941-928-5027 END TABLES(2) & COFFEE Table dark wood, good cond. $250 for all 941-769-3086 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER oak finish, glass doors, storage space. 60wx18dx25H $125 941-697-6980 FURNITURE6035 DINETTE SET WOOD CHAIRS & TABLETOP $100 941-6816417 DINING CHAIRS 2 solid maple, Tell City $30 941-3560129 DINING ROOM Set Glass with Chrome Base Table With Matching Side table & Matching Lamp $400 941-286-4880 DINING ROOMT ABLEWITH6 CHAIRS, 2 LEAFS, WHITE$660; CHINACABINETBEIGE$425. BEDROOMDRESSER WITHMIRRORCHESTNIGHT-STANDS& HEADBOARD$520. 941-575-1772 DINING SET 41 Squ, Lt. oak pedistal table, 4 chairs $100 TV 27 $20. 941-979-2246 DINING SET 48glass wrought iron ex cond $225 941-894-4115 DINING SET 48x28 drop leaf, seats 10, two chairs $350 941-639-9534
\r\005t\006b fn\000\000)Tj/T1_1 1 Tf(b\002r\001nfftt \005 SPORTINGGOODS6130 FISHING ROD GIRLS PINK new with tackle box $25 941661-6185 FISHINGSAND SPIKES 10 ALL FOR $25 714-599-2137 OB JACKPLATE 5 adjustable. $239 941-6267530 SCUBA BOOTIES MENS 8-9 SEA STYLE B/N $20 714599-2137 SOFTBALL BAT alum demarini $25 941-743-0582 SPINNING REEL heavy action & 7 ROD $75 714-599-2137 SPINNINGREELS all work great $15 714-599-2137 SS PROPELLER 13d X 17P, as new. $259 941-626-7530 TENNIS RACKET stringer 10 yrs old like new $360 941214-8144 VINTAGE CROQUET set no cart $40 941-497-7230 FIREARMS6131 35 CALIBER Lever Action Marlin w/ TUSEO Scope $350 Call 941-613-1864 BARETTA 92 A1 40cal $545; Baretta 22 $245. sold sold sold sold BROWNING 10 guage, BPS, 3 1/2, 24 barrell, Mossy Oak $450. Ruger 380 LCP, SS slide $325. Bersa Thunder 380 CC $275. H&K 40 USP Compact $625. SIG 938 9MM $580. Walther 380 PPK/S $580. Call 941-979-0462. MOUNTED Alligators, Deer Heads, Wild Boar, Bobcat, Gazelle, Bear 941-740-2152 BICYCLES/ TRICYCLES6135 BICYCLE, BIRIA Silver, 3 speed $399 941-763-9730 BIKE ADULT/TEEN great selection of great bikes $45 941-474-1776 BIKE ladies comfort bike like new $125 570-540-0010 BIKE MENS, WITH CAR CARRIER, 18 SPD, LITTLE USE $70 941-697-3885 BIKE PACIFIC 21spd mens mtn $60 941-625-2779 BIKE RACK for 4 bike for 2 hitch $60 941-743-0582 BIKE RACK Thule Parkway 958 for2 $100 941-496-8869 BIKES ADULT good looking / great riding bikes $65 941474-1776 BIKES KIDS nice selection of bikes for the kids $20 941474-1776 FLOOR PUMP Presta & Standard $20 314-609-1540 MOTOR ASSISTED bike aluminum $250 941-625-2779 RECUMBENT BIKE 24speed burley limbo $400 941-7430582 TRICYCLE ADULT brand new, in the box! $275 941524-1025 TRICYCLES SCHWINN,(2) Never used $200/ea 941830-0570 Englewood TOYS/GAMES6138 MOUNTAIN CLIMBER little tikes with slide $125 941429-8507 GOLFACCESSORIES6125 CLUB CAR DS 2002 WHITE 4 Passenger. New Flip Back Seat, Lights, HD Rear Springs, SS Hubcaps and Bushings. Strong 9/11 Batteries. $2,650 941-830-5312 Local Delivery Included (25mi.) PLEASE NO TEXT CLUB CAR GOLF CART New Batteries Lights $ 2450. 941-716-6792 FACTORY RECONDITIONED2011 CLUB CAR DS New "Black" Body Brand New Batteries 6-8 Volt, New 6" A-Arm Lift Kit 22" Tires, 12" Custom Aluminum Rims, Rear Folding Seat, Lights and Tinted Windshield. Top and Charger $4,850 941-716-6792 PLEASE NO TEXT GOLF CART 4 seater, good batteries, Lights, Rain proof Radio $2,700 941-468-5020 GOLF CLUBS Complete set, Brand new Never used Warrior w bag. $600 941-460-9961 LH GOLFClubs Full set w/bag $50 314-609-1540 SHOES LADIES CALLAWAY sz 9. Worn twice $15 941493-2481 SHOES MENS ECCO Classic Tour sz 10 1/2D. $15 941493-2481 EXERCISE/ FITNESS6128 EXERCISE BIKE RECUMBANT W/Electronics $80 941-268-8951 RECUMBENT BIKE Stamina, R360 Gd Cond $95 941894-4115 SNEAKERS New Balance Brand New-Mens 15 4E $40 941-426-0760 TREADMILL PRO-FORM spacesaver $200 941-7865748 SPORTINGGOODS6130 2 GUYS GUN SHOW OCT 25th & 26th Robards Arena 3000 Ringling Blvd Sarasota, Fl (4 miles west of I75, Exit 210 Fruitville Rd) Buy-Sell-Trade New-Used FREEParking CWP Classes Avail. Sat 9-5 and Sun 9-4 727-776-3442 www.nextgunshow.com BOATING TUBE TSUNAMI 3person boating tube heavy duty $75 203-982-4471 BOWFLEX EXERCISE machine very nice! $150 941214-0025 ELLIPTICAL Orbitrek Thane Elliptical Bike seen on tv $40 941-497-7230 FIREWOOD No camping trip is complete without it! Pine, Oak, or Citrus Split, Bundled, and ready for the firepit! 941-468-4372 MEDICAL6095 WHEELCHAIR ELECTRIC battery/charger $499 941275-5837 WHEELCHAIR/4 WHEEL WALKER (2 in one) $95 941-268-8951 HEALTH / BEAUTY6100 HEALTH-O-METER PRO Scales 350 lb Capacity $75 765-365-3202 TREES & PLANTS6110 BANANA/PLANTAIN OR JASMINE tree in 3gal pot $8 941-258-2016 BLOOMING BROMELIADS and other plants $5 941-6816417 CARDBOARD FERNS healthy 3gal local grown $7 941-6370357 CEDAR GOLD Top Shrub Cedar Great Bonsai $15 941204-9100 CRANBERRY HIBISCUS PAGODA or CORAL plant $8 941-258-2016 HAWAIIAN TIPLANT Unique Purple Leaves $15 941-2049100 MONTGOMERY PALM healthy 3gal local grown $15 941-637-0357 ORCHIDS mimosaor purple orchid tree 3-4ft 3gal pot $8 941-258-2016 H SATURDAY H CLEARANCE SALEHHHHHHHHHH VIBURNUM GREATFORPRIVACYHEDGE3GAL, PALMS: FOXTAIL, SYLVESTERPIGMY& MORE.**GREAT PRICES***SUISNUSURY941-488-7291 PEACH HIBISCUS Double Peach Flowers $8 941-2049100 ROSE BUSH big Desert Roses Large Flowering Desert Rose $35 941-204-9100 STAR FRUIT Trees Florida Star Fruit $25 941-204-9100 STAR JASMINE bush or HELICONIA in 3 gal pot $7 941258-2016 BABYITEMS6120 BABY BOUNCER Fisher Price Rainforest $35 941-429-8507 BABY CRIB w/ Dresser/Changing Pd 600 $200 941-391-1797 BABY EINSTEIN jumper Good cond. $40 941-429-8507 BABY HIGH CHAIR Wooden,oak. Blond. $50 941-697-7364 STROLLER PEG Perego pliko p3 $25 941-625-2779 GOLFACCESSORIES6125 2002 CLUB CAR DS 4 Passenger 48 Volt Brand New Batteries (6-8 Volt Oct 2014). New Flip Rear Seat and Tires. Excellent Brakes, Windshield, Lights, Top and Charger. $2875. 941-716-6792 Local Delivery Included (25mi.) ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES6070 PIE PLATE Fireking vintage pieplates $10 941-740-0420 TEA SET silver plated/5 pieces $100 941-681-6417 THE SHOE BOOK bill shoemakers sign $20 941-3916377 TONKA TOY Jeep vintage USA pressed steel $45 941697-6592 TONKA TOYS Rustyroad grader USA pressed steel $60 941-697-6592 VINTAGE BOTTLES bottles 1835 Iowa farm $15 941743-0420 WOODEN SHOES Heineken beer nr 54-51 pair $50 941697-6592 MUSICAL6090 LINE 6 Amp 30 watt combo,tuner,effects. $125 941-626-8739 ORGAN ETSEY Electric small roll-top $400 941-445-0493 ORGAN LOWREY adventurer ex. cond. $150 941-6977653 PIANO BLACK upright studio piano $75 941-214-8144 PIANO Winter Musette Spinet very gd cond $200 941-6291347 MEDICAL6095 BATHTUB & SHOWER GRAB B ARS INSTALLED Dont W ait to F all to Call! Free In-Home Evaluation 22 Years ExperienceCALL JIMS BATHROOM GRAB BARS,LLC 941-626-4296 2 WHEEL WALKER OR QUAD CANE EACH $15 941-268-8951 BED, TWIN XL Adjustable bed, electric w/wired remote. exc. cond. $1400 941-505-0826 BEDSIDE COMMODE LARGER Size, Like NEW $25 941-268-8951 DIABETIC SOCKS 190 Pairs Available $.80/pair 941-423-0012 ELECTRIC BED, Twin mattress, Gel pad, 2 rails, trapeze. $350 630-204-4243 JAZZY SELECT GT Electric Wheelchair runs well $400 941-255-8883 LIFT CHAIR Burgandy cloth, works great. $325 517-2382628 MOBILITY SCOOTER new batteries & charger $350 941-697-7653 NICODERM CQ step 3 unopened kit $20 714-5992137 PRIDE GOGO 4 Wheel Changeable Colors NEVER Used. $800 941-875-3856 SHOWER CHAIR w/ Back $15941-629-2699 SHOWER SEAT Extended seat, adjustable $35 517238-2628 TRANSPORT WHEELCHAIR LIKE NEW $65 941-268-8951 WALKER With basket, seat & wheels. $65 941-740-7330 WALKER WITH seat, wheels & basket. $65 941-740-7330 WHEEL CHAIR almost new and lightweight $75 941-4565001 CLOTHING/ JEWELRY/ ACCESSORIES 6065 COACH NWT Black Handbag. $175 941-661-6185 PARTY DRESS black sz8.great for cruse $30 941391-6377 RADO WATCH quartz diastar handsome $325 941-7351452 SNEAKERS New Balance Brand New-Mens 15 4E $40 941-426-0760 WEDDING DRESS used, great shape size 8. $250 941-626-9027 ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES6070 3 DOLL tea sets25 pieces one stamped JAPAN $20 941497-7230 AIRMAIL COVERS old US cachets some signed $225 941-735-1452 ALWAYS BUYING ANTIQUES, ART, SILVER NEW ENGLAND ANTIQUES (941) 639-9338 AMER FLAG 5x9 In great shape $30 941-445-5619 Buying Pre-1965 Silver Coins T op Prices P aid! Call 941-626-7785 CASH PAID **any old military items, swords, medals, uniforms, old guns. Dom (941)-416-3280 COIN ENGLISH 1918 one penny bronze $15 941-6976592 COIN SILVER peace dollar 1922s XF $45 941-697-6592 COIN SILVER peace dollar 1922s XF $45 941-697-6592 COIN SILVER peace dollar 1922s xf $45 941-697-6592 COMIC BOOKS Vintage 1970s and up ea $1 941-4741776 CUCKOO CLOCK albert schwab black forest $85 941497-7230 FAITH MOUNTAIN w light by Thomas Kinkade $100 941627-5278 FIESTAWARE ORANGE jackolantern plates and mugs retired $15 941-743-0420 HONEY DISH w/lid 1910 Paneled Thistle Higbee $95 937732-5406 LIM ED PICTURE Elegant with M. Theresa quote $70 941-882-4545 LIONEL ENGINE w/tender runs exc cond $325 941-7351452 LIONEL SANTA handcar never used has box $55 941735-1452 LIONEL TRAIN items and up, mostly postwar $25 941-7351452 MASKS (5) Haitian colorful for display $40 941-585-8149 MIRROR ERLANGER beer vintage collector JSB $20 941-697-6592 MIRROR LABATTS Canada beer vintage 14x17 $45 941-697-6592 NORITAKE CHINA 51 Pcs Champagne $100 941-5052672 NORITAKE CHINA 51 Pcs. Champagne $100 941-5052672 OFFICE DESK Excellent!Drawers on both sides! $75 941575-9800 PINBACKS BOY scouts of America 15 items $50 941697-6592 FURNITURE6035 WICKER LOVESEAT with cushions. like new $80 832-495-7997 WICKER SET 2 chairs w/pads& loveseat $55 941391-6377 ELECTRONICS6038 NILES SVL4 speaker sel vol control SYS $30 941-4860189 PANASONIC TV 50Flat panel w-Warr. $450 941-585-7740 TV/STEREO/RADIO6040 42 TV Sharp flat screen $250 770-331-6847 DIRECT RECEIVER D10 with remote,card,manual $15 941624-5468 TV 27 SYLVANIA runs good $50 941-698-5069 TV 42 PLASMA HD TV w/remote + manual EC $175 941-249-5138 TV STAND 3-level glass/metal 20x36x18 $50 941-456-3986 COMPUTER EQUIPMENT6060 17 MONITOR Perfect cond, not a flat panel $10 941-7432656 COMPUTER WIN XP runs great + MS Office $25 941743-2656 D-LINK 5GHZ/2.4GHZ Dual Band N,wireless $35 941681-2433 DESKTOP PC Tower Win7 ready to use $100 941-6391113 MONITOR FLAT SCREEN nice 17 great color $35 941474-1776 PRINTER HP 3150 e-print, scan, copy $25 859-466-9572 PRINTER Lexmark x5070 excellent cond manual & disc included $36 941-423-7005 CLOTHING/ JEWELRY/ ACCESSORIES 6065 BELT BUCKLES 26 Available, All Pewter. $10 941-423-0012 BRIDAL VEIL used. Great shape $50 941-626-9027 COACH NWT Diaper Bag/Tote $100 941-6616185 HOMECOMING DRESS Gorgeous! Perfect! Sm $50 941575-9800 JACKET Womens Blk Leather. Hip length, size S $10 941-830-1531 JEWELRY BOX small walnut floor model $15 941-8763908 LADIES CLOTHES 4-10 Name Brands $20 862-8120995 LEATHER JACKET Grey-Suade/cotton large $10 941-445-5619 MENS WHITESHIRTS 1634/35,NIB $13 941-6240928 MINKS:BLOND MINK CAPE LARGE SIZE& DARK MINK COATLARGESIZEGREATCOND. $250/EA 941-204-3734
r\005 b\002r\001nfftt nt \f\005b\006 BUICK7020 1991 BUICK RIVIERA Well-Equipped. Very Nice Driver. $2495 (941)-426-3494 2001 BUICK CENTURY LTD. Good Condition. Clean, Well Maintained. 63K Miles. $3,750 941-637-7849 2002 BUICK CENTURY CUSTOM,ONLY 37k Mi! AMUSTSEE!! 941-916-9222 Dlr. CADILLAC7030 2001 CADILLAC ELDORADO Red, 100k miles, Non smoker. Sr. Owned. $3900. 941-697-9897 2006 CADILLAC DTS lo mi 41K Beautiful car $11,900 941-224-6031 &%$#% '!"%0)'(2.5('#($,486!10"%0)-7*#3 "0-+(5# 72%0)'5(++7"7#&(&/ 2007 CADILLAC SRX Exc. Cond. 4 New Tires. 3rd Row Seat. Black.71K Mi. $10,999 207-399-4500 2011 CADILLAC DTSPremium Gold Package. Lipstick Edition. Red, White top, All Options, Mint Condition! The last of the full siz e Cad d y! Garage kept, Non-Smoker, 38k Miles, Has 36k Miles on Warr. 1 Owner, $38,000 941-391-2022 2012 CADILLAC CTS SEDAN, Only 10,210 Miles! $19,984. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2012 CADILLAC CTS SEDAN, Only 8,455 Miles! $24,999. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2014 CADILLAC ESCALDE NAV 11K MI $57,990 855-280-4707 DLR CHEVY7040 1999 CHEVY CORVETTE CONV. Low Mi., New Chrome Wheels &Tires, Z-51 w/Heads Up Display. Tan Top &Interior, Like New Cond. $23,500 941-374-2562 2008 CHEVY COBALT SILVER LS, Nice Car! $4,988. 941-787-3044, Dlr MISCELLANEOUS6260 FURNITURE BLANKETS 10 Heavy duty, thick. $200 770-331-6847 GENERATOR 5550 troy built $400 941-423-0492 HANGING LAMP foyer entrance $40 941-629-8138 HARD HATS Construction Workers $5 941-445-5619 MOTORCYCLE HELMETS 2 Both w/built in visors $25 314-609-1540 NATURES INSPIRATIONS Potpourri Sweet Nectar $3 941-830-1531 NOI DONTWANTTOSELLMY RECORDCOLLECTIONBUT... MYWIFESAYSI HAVETO! ALLORNOTHING. CALLFOR DETAILS941-496-9252 PAPERBACKS LRG. Print, Romance/Mystery like new, box 17 $25 941-426-2187 PATIO SET Table 4 Spring Back Chairs Metal Large Umbrella GC $100 870-6564334 PATIO TABLE, glass top 4chairs,,alum. $40 941-6973160 RECORD ALBUM COVERS all kinds of Music. .50 Cents each. Bulk Sale! 941-4969252 RECORD COLLECTION includes album covers 50 cents each. Entire collection. 941-496-9252 SCOPE MOUNT Beretta 92/Taurus 92/99 (Aimtech) $30 941-585-8149 SHIPPING CARTONS New 22X22X57 $5 941-6286251 SNEAKERS New Balance Brand New-Mens 15 4E $40 941-426-0760 STATIONARY EXERCISE BIKE Monark $30 941-474-4959 TOASTER OVEN Black & Decker.New, used twice. $35 941-474-4959 TOMPSONS WATERSEAL 9 Gal Venice FL call Joe $50 941-493-6271 VHS TAPES-MOVIES Many to choose from $1 941-445-5619 WANTED TO BUY: Eucalytpus Wood, Any Thickness & Any Width. 815-228-6801 WHEEL COVERS 2013 Honda Fit 2 OEM Exc. $50 941-505-2672 WOODEN STOOLS 2. 29 HIGH $30 941-697-7364 WANTED TO BUY/TRADE6270 Cash paid FOR WWI WWII Korean Vietnam,German, Japanese, etc Military items (941)-416-3280 7000TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOTIVE7005 WE BUY CARS Top Dollar for your car or truck Call us today 941-473-2277www.pctcars2.com APPLIANCES6250 HAIER 6K BTU Window A/C Never Used $140 941-6762019 KITCHEN SINK 2 bay stainless steel w/ faucet $50 941628-6369 MICROWAVE LN-WHT-CTOP $35 941-473-4194 REFRIDERATOR/FREEZER G.E. Black Side x Side, 22 Cu. Ft. Ice & H2O Dispenser on Door. Excellent Condition! $500. 941-681-2279 REFRIGERATOR G.E. SxS, 33x70 White, H2O, Ice in Door. $250obo 941-625-0849 STOVE WHIRLPOOL 30 Elec/white G/cond. $200 941-882-8752 WASHER Front Load Like New-3.1cu.ft $300 941-6376418 WASHER Whrilpool WhrilpoolDuet w/stand frnt load $400 941629-1347 WASHER/DRYER 3 YRSWHT-GE-LN $295 941-4734194 WINDOW AIRCONDITIONER 5000 BTU 18 x 12 $50 203982-4471 MISCELLANEOUS6260 1913 WESTERN Electric oak wall telephone exc. cond. $495. Call 941-268-5067. ACURA MDX MATS all weather factory mats $80 941-4298507 AFFORDABLE SMOKES$1.30/PACK$13./CARTON ROLLYOUROWNATHOME! TOPBRANDTOBACCOS, TUBES, CASES, RYO MACHINES& PARTSVAPOR E-CIGS E-LIQUIDMADEINUSA LOW PRICES! ROLL A PACK TOBACCO 2739 Taylor Rd. 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Perfect for these cooler nights! Pine, Oak, Citrus 941-468-4372 RESTAURANT SUPPLIES6225 DINING SET outdoor resin furniture $250 941-681-6417 FRYOLATOR American Range. $399 941-456-1100 CATS6232 NOTICE: Statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots, and be free of intestinal and external parasites. INSANE CAT RESCUER has Kittens whose Make-AWish is your home! Siamese, Bobtail, Calicos and Fluffy Orange! Gorgeous adult Cats. Call 941-270-2430. DOGS6233 NOTICE: Statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots, and be free of intestinal and external parasites. CHIHUAHUA PUPPY 13 Wk Male, Long Dbl Coat. Looking For Forever Home. Price Red. $600 603-275-2970 DOGS OF VENICE. Your Dog Groomed in my Mobile Salon. 15 Yrs. Exp. Call Stacy (941) 786-7877 LAB PUPS, AKC, Guaranteed, Parents on Site. Ready Now! 239-839-8828 Miniature Schnauzer 1m/1f Reg, 1 black/silver, 1 salt/pepper,1yr guar. 904-955-4525www.princeshowmesnowman.com PETSUPPLIES & SERVICES6236 DOG CAGE 48 long, tray, folds flat. Like new. $75 941-204-0261 APPLIANCES6250 18.2 TOP Frezzer Frigidaire Refrigerator $325 941-6812433 DISHWASHER Black G.E., Excellent Condition! $150 **SOLD in 1 DAY!** DRYER Front Load Like New3.8cu.ft. $300 941-637-6418 FREEZER -CHEST 4 ft deep w/ lock & key $150 941-426-8522 941-204-5571 FREEZER Frigidaire, 17 cu. ft. LG. UPRIGHT 32WX70, $200.00 941-743-7285 FREEZER WHITE, 52Hx24Wx26.5D $65 941743-4321 BUILDING SUPPLIES6170 BEAKERS FEDERAL PACIFIC Very hard to find $20 314609-1540 DOCK POLES /telephone poles, You Haul. FREE 517202-1663 DOOR 3 exterior steel door w/hardware. $60 941-2764782 HEAVY SCROLLED lanai doors wrought iron sliding lanai doors $3,500 941-7430420 LANAI DOORS heavy wrought iron wrought iron sliding lanai doors $3,500 941-743-0420 LASER SET straight -Line 3pc All in a case/new $50 941-681-2433 REPLACEMENT WINDOWS (3)Vinyl, White. 41 3/4 x 52 3/4. New! Must Sell!$200/All. 941-625-4139 TOOLS/ MACHINERY6190 AUTO AC tools + R12 (6 cans) $150 941-585-8149 CHOP SAW CRAFTSMAN10 $150 941-637-8476 CIRCULARSAW & case craftsman$25 941-743-4321 DRILL PRESS Floor stand, older but works great, $25 401-639-9687 ELECTRIC DRILL 3/8 b.&d. good cond. $15 941-6980729 ELECTRIC SNAKE (2) kit exc. cond. cost 450 $200 941585-8149 ENGINE HOIST 4000lb $150 941-661-4062 HEDGE TRIMMER B&D Hedgehog, 24 bar, nice $45 401-639-9687 HONDA 2.9 KW Generator $275. Guardian 17.5k W less than 1 hr. $2000. 268-5067 JIG SAW craftsman 16 $35 941-637-8476 JOINTER PLANER 6 inch blade, nice $75 401-6399687 LADDER 8FT alum like new $65 941-743-0582 PLANER DELTA 12Used very little. $200 941-6378476 PRESSURE WASHER Gas, Briggs & Stratton 3000psi, Brand new in box $359 941624-2502 after 3pm PUNCH PRESS V &O 2Available $475 941-628-6251 SANDER DELTA orbitor on stand $100 941-637-8476 SURFACE SANDER B.& D. electric good cond. $15 941698-0729 VAC BLOWER Toro leaf $30 941-743-4321 WORKMATE BENCH BLACK & DECKER $35 941-6378476 OFFICE/BUSINESS EQUIP./SUPLIES6220 LAMP New. Ikea Tertial task, silver, incl bulb $10 859-466-9572 OFFICE OUTFITTERSPre-owned & new office furniture. VENICE 941-485-7015 TYPEWRITER BROTHERS Electric, Good cond. $45.00 941-637-7832 RESTAURANT SUPPLIES6225 CAFE CHAIRS WOOD/NATURAL COLOR $50 941-6816417 PHOTOGRAPHY/ VIDEO6140 MINOTLA 35 m Maxxum 5xi film 3 lens $475 941-6985069 POOL/SPA/ & SUPPLIES6145 HOT TUB MANUFACTURERSELLING@ WHOLESALE PRICING TOPUBLIC. $AVE $$ 941-421-0395 **SPAS & MORE** HUGEINVENTORYBOTH NEWANDUSED!WE TAKETRADINS ANDALSO MOVEHOTTUBSwww.spasandmoreflorida.com 941-625-6600 HOT TUB 2008 Dream Maker spas 4 person hot tub with insulated top. Like new Hardly used Includes Baqua Spa water chemicals located in Punta Gorda $1,500 954-793-6404 HOT TUB Hot Springs Jet Setter. 3 Person w/ Cover. Exc. Cond. $3,500 941-240-5054 LAWN & GARDEN6160 Cuddle up by the fire! Firewood Split, Bundled and ready for the firepit! Pine, Oak, or Citrus, 941-468-4372 LAWN MOWER 21 AriensSelf-Prop, Mulch, Bag, Vac $150 941-505-7755 LAWN MOWER, 22 Toro Self Propelled. $150. sold sold sold LAWN SWEEPER Craftman Lawnsweeper $50 941-6261226 LAWN TRACTOR Craftsman LT 2000 42 cut $450 941626-1777 LAWN TRACTOR Husky LT3800 $500 941-624-2625 PATIO SET 10 Piece Custom White PVC w/Cushions. Exc. Cond! $400 941-681-2340 RIDING MOWER John Deer LA105. Used 2 Seasons. Exc. Cond. $900 941-639-5194 TOP SOIL For Sale! Please call: 941-468-4372 UTILITY TRAILER 4x8 exc. cond., remov. sides $400 941-313-6910 WEED WACKER B.&D. good cond. $15 941-698-0729 STORAGE SHEDS/ BUILDINGS6165 WEATHER KINGPORTABLE BUILDINGS Purchase or Rent To Own!Free Delivery & Set Up. Ask Your Dealer, Mattas Motors About Options 941-916-9222 BUILDING SUPPLIES6170 BALL VALVES, new 1/2 & 3/4 Scrd & swt $6 314-6091540
\r\005t\006 fn\000\000)Tj/T1_1 1 Tf(b\002r\001nfftt \005b NISSAN7200 2011 NISSAN ROGUE SV 36,506 MI $15,744 855-481-2060 Dlr 2013 NISSAN SENTRA SR 4DR 10K MI, $15,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2014 TOYOTA ALTIMA, Only 1,345 Miles! $18,984. 863-494-3838 Dlr. TOYOTA7210 1999 TOYOTA TACOMA 116K MI $6,954 855-481-2060 Dlr 2002 TOYOTA RAV4 53,000 miL Model Great condition 53K MI, $8,300 305393-4464 2004 TOYOTA CAMRY XLE. 1 Owner. Exc. Cond. Red. $9,350 941-391-6377 2004 TOYOTA SIENNA 130K MI $7,874 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 TOYOTA CAMRY 4DR LE 47K MI $12,875 855-481-2060 DLR 2009 TOYOTA CAMRY HYBRID 78K MI $14,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2009 TOYOTA COROLLA 4DR LE 55K MI $11,897 855-481-2060 2009 TOYOTA VENZA 5DR 67K MI $15,984 855-481-2060 DLR 2010 TOYOTA COROLLA 4DR LE 37K MI $12,875 855-481-2060 DLR 2011 TOYOTA COROLLA 4DR 18K MI $14,897 855-481-2060 Dlr 2011 TOYOTA HIGHLANDERNAV 33K MI $29,990855-280-4707 DLR 2012 TOYOTA CAMRY SE 24K MI $21,911 855-280-4707 DLR 2012 TOYOTA PRIUSC PKG 32K MI $16,990855-280-4707 DLR 2014 TOYOTA AVALON NAV 3,510K MI $34,990 855-280-4707 DLR VOLKSWAGEN7220 2008 VOLKSAGEN EOS 2DR LTHR 45K MI $13,991 855-481-2060 Dlr 2009 VOLKSAGEN EOS 4DR LTHR SNRF 75K MI $13,775 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 VWJETTA SPORTWAGON, 49,166 Mi! $14,984 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2013 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF LIFTBACK 4,125 MI $17,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA 4DR LTHR SNRF 19K MI $14,875 855-481-2060 DLR 2013 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA SPORT WAGEN 19K MI $24,990 855-280-4707 DLR VOLVO7230 2008 VOLVO S40 4DR 77K MI $10,877 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 VOLVO S60 23,162 Miles! $19,125. 863-494-3838 Dlr. INFINITI7165 2006 INFINITY G35 2DR LTHR 98K MI $12,475 855-481-2060 DLR 2008 INFINITI G37 S, 51K mi., Nice Ride Platinum Color. Grey Leather Int., Bose Stereo. Auto., Paddle Shifters & Sun Roof. Keyless start. $16,900. Text email@example.com for more info. 781-249-2270 2009 INFINITY G37 JOURNEY COUPE 50K MI $22,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2011 INFINITY QX56 NAV-DVD 46K MILES $42,990 855-280-4707 DLR JAGUAR7175 2012 JAGUAR XK NAV 20K MILES $54,911 855-280-4707 DLR KIA7177 2011 KIA RIO LX 4 Door Sedan, Auto, Power Windows $10,695 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2013 KIA SOUL PLUS ECO 42K MI $14,875 855-481-2060 Dlr MAZDA7180 1995 MAZDA MIATA MX-5 Hardtop, 143K Well Maintained Miles! $3,000. 941-743-8408 2007 MAZDA 6, 94k mi., Extra Sharp!! $7495 941-916-9222 Dlr. MERCEDES7190 1997 MERCEDES-BENZ SL320 Conv. & Hard Top. Anniv. Edition. 48K MI. Exc. Cond. $5,975/obo941-214-0889 2006 MERCEDES CLK350 CONVERTIBLE 46K MILES $18,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2006 MERCEDES E350M 47K MI $15,987 855-481-2060 DLR 2010 MERCEDES GLK350 PANORAMA ROOF 47K MILES $24,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2010 MERCEDES ML350 65K MILES $24,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 MERCEDES S550 AMG PACK 17K MILES $71,990 855-280-4707 DLR MINICOOPER7192 2013 MINI COOPER 2DR AUTO 16K MI $19,911 855-280-4707 DLR NISSAN7200 2001 NISSAN MAXIMA GLE 88k, White $6795 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2004 NISSAN XTERRA XE 108,635 MI $6,992 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 NISSAN SENTRA 4DR 141K MI $8,995 855-481-2060 2011 NISSAN MAXIMA NAV 41K MI $22,990 855-280-4707 DLR HONDA7160 2004 HONDA ACCORD 119K MI $6,987 855-481-2060 Dlr 2004 HONDA ODYSSEY 122K MI $7,995 855-481-2060 Dlr 2005 HONDA CR-V EX AWD 88K MI $10,845 855-481-2060 Dlr 2006 HONDA ACCORD 2DR EXL V6 114K MI $9,284 855-481-2060 Dlr 2006 HONDA ACCORD 47K MI $12,547 855-481-2060 Dlr 2006 HONDA ACCORD 92K MI $7,885 855-481-2060 Dlr 2006 HONDA ELEMENT 141K MI $9,877 855-481-2060 Dlr 2007 HONDA ACCORD 4DR EXL 79K MI $12,475 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 HONDA CIVIC HYBRID 59K MI $11,875 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 HONDA FIT 88,471 MI $8,944 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 HONDA FIT BASE 66,581 MI $10,987 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 HONDA CIVIC 4DR LX 84K MI $10,247 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 HONDA CR-V EX 2 WD 84K MI $14,357 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 HONDA CROSSTOUR EXL NAV 44K MILES $19,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2010 HONDA INSIGHT 75K MI $10,875 855-481-2060 Dlr 2011 HONDA ACCORD CROSSTOUR 80K MI $13,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2011 HONDA ACCORD V6 EXL NAV 44K MI $18,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2011 HONDA CIVIC 4DR EXL 34K MI $14,574 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA CIVIC 4DR EX LTHR 42K MI $14,987 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA CIVIC 4DR LX 16K MI $15,874 855-481-2060 Dlr 2012 HONDA PILOT EX 29K MI $24,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 HONDA ACCORD V6 EXL NAV 11K MI $26,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 HONDA CR-V NAV 23K MILES $25,990 855-280-4707 DLR HYUNDAI7163 2007 HYUNDAI ENTOURAG GLS 44,760 MI $10,457 855-481-2060 Dlr 2007 HYUNDAI SANTA-FE GLS 162K Miles. $5,900 941-391-5925 2007 HYUNDAI SANTAFE GLS 98K MI $8,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2009 HYUNDAI SONATA 4DR GLS 94K MI $8,995 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 HYUNDAI SONATA 4dr., 75k mi., Blue, Exc. Cond. $8500 941-504-1044 2013 HYUNDAI ELANTRA 4DR LMTD 12K MI, $15,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2013 HYUNDAI SONATA 4DR GLS 35K MI $14,875 855-481-2060 Dlr 2013 HYUNDAI SONATA HYBRID LMTD NAV 26K MILES $21,911 855-280-4707 DLR LINCOLN7090 2006 LINCOLN TOWN CAR 35,500 mil Signature LTD Leather Like new Large Trunk., $13,950 941-457-0402 must see PONTIAC7130 2006 PONTIAC G6 2 DR LTHR 6SPD 92K MI $8,875 855-481-2060 Dlr 2007 PONTIAC VIBE 5DR 86K MI, $10,987 855-481-2060 Dlr 2009 PONTIAC G6 48k, One Local Owner $11,295 941-916-9222 Dlr. SATURN7135 PROPOWERAUTOSALES4140 Whidden Blvd Port Charlotte, 33980 00 SC1 Coupe $1,488 98 SW2 Wagon $2,400 00 SL2 Sedan $2,400 01 L200 Sedan $3,175 03 Vue SUV $3,899 04 Vue SUV $4,200 04 Vue SUV, AWD $4,599 06 Vue 4 cyl $4,799 06 Vue 4cyl & 6cyl $5,899 07 Vue $6,199 08 Vue XE $7,995 09 Outlook XE 8 pass$8,495 Used Saturn Parts & Service941-627-8822 SCION7136 2013 SCION TC-FRS COUPE 10K MI $21,990 855-280-4707 DLR USED CAR DEALERS7137 Mattas Motors 941-916-9222Buy Here Pay Here WE FINANCE EVERYONE MUSTHAVEINCOME& DOWNPAYMENT941-473-2277www .pctcars2.com AUDI7147 2008 AUDI TT COUPE 75K MI $20,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2013 AUDI A5 2 DRNAV 19K MILES $38,990 855-280-4707 DLR BMW7148 2011 BMW 328I SE NAV. 48K MILES $23,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2011 BMW 550I GT 31K $36,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2012 BMW 328IC CONV. 19K $37,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2014 BMW X3 NAV 7,596 MI $40,990 855-280-4707 DLR FORD7070 2003 FORD F-250 XLT 246,615 MI $7,844 855-481-2060 Dlr 2005 FORD ESCAPE 117K MI $5,845 855-481-2060 Dlr 2008 FORD FUSION SE $10,695 Mattas Motors 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2008 FORD TAURUS 44DR LMTD 42K MI $11,874 855-481-2060 Dlr 2010 FORD FUSIONSE 50K MI $12,990 855-280-4707 DLR 2010 FORD MUSTANG 2DR V6 64K MI $12,950 855-481-2060 Dlr 2011 FORD MUSTANGSHELBY GT500 20K MI $44,990 855-280-4707 DLR FREE MERCHANDISE ADS!! 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CHRYSLER7050 1992 CHRYSLER LEBARON Convertible 60,000 miles power steering, power wind. AC, New tires, Interior & Exterior in excellent cond. Runs great. Convertible top is in Ex cond. Non smoker, Asking $3800. 937-325-5906 2002 TOYOTA SEQUOIA 192K MI $6,874 855-481-2060 Dlr 2004 CHRYSLER SEBRING 112,000 MIL Touring convertible good condition, $3,750 941-493-7280 2004 CHRYSLER SEBRING DAIMLER 61K MI $6,574 855-481-2060 Dlr 2005 CHRYSLERPT CONV. Great Price At $5995! 941-916-9222 DODGE7060 2004 DODGE DURANGO ST $7995 941-916-9222 Mattas Motors Dlr. 2005 DODGE DAKOTA DALIMER SLT 110K MI $10,248 855-481-2060 Dlr 2005 DODGE NEON Black, $6495 $5995 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2005 Grand Caravan SXT 80K VERYGOODCONDITION. 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PG 941-575-2214 LARK V-NOSE Enclosed 8.5X18 Tandem Axle Special Price $4200 941-916-9222 Dlr. ROYS TRAILER COUNTRY NewPre-Owned CargoUtility Trailers Parts Repairs-Tires Welding. We BUY Trailers! Trades Welcome. Ask For Shawn. 941-575-2214 4760 Taylor Rd P.G. TRAILER HITCH Class II Fits 2000-2013 Chevy Impala. $80 941-697-7385 TRAILERS, 24 Enclosed (2) $1200/ea.; 18 Enclosed T railer $1800; 18 x 5 Open T railer $1200; Mower T railers (2) $150/ea. 941-628-1124 UTILITY TRAILER 5X8, new tires, new wiring, ramp & lift, Wooden $850 941-564-8005 UTILITY TRAILER, 4 x 8 Diamond Plate Tool Box, Good Cond. $350 941-255-9544 CYCLES/MOPEDS/ SCOOTERS7360 1981 HONDA CM200T 545 Orig mi., exc. cond. $2495. Call 941-268-5067. 2002 HARLEY ROAD KING FARING& TOURPACKRADIO/CD VERY CLEAN. $8,500. 941-237-9447 REDUCED! 2005 BOULEVARDC50 7837 mi., exc. cond. $4,995. Call 941-268-5067. 2006 HARLEY FATBOY 29K Mi. Special Price $8995 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2009HD SPORTSTER1200ccCUSTOM, NEWCOND. 1324MI$8,500. 941-613-6864 2011 HARLEYTRI-GLIDE 17,000 mil lots of extras $23,500 814-450-6681 PRICED REDUCED HARBOR HARBOR SCOOTERS SCOOTERSFOR FOR ALL ALL YOUR YOUR SCOOTER SCOOTER NEEDS NEEDS... ... 3315 T 3315 T amiami T amiami T rl. PG rl. PG W W e Repair Scooters too! e Repair Scooters too! 941-347-8705 941-347-8705 W WE E HA HA VE VEP P ARTS, AMSOIL ARTS, AMSOILAND ANDYUASA YUASA B BA A TTERIES TTERIES! MOTORCYCLE JACKET Ladies, with liner, size large. $20 941-769-3086 CAMPERS/ TRAVELTRAILERS7370 2003 25 SUNLINE Solaris Lite,Beaut. Int. Sleeps 6. Works Fine. $8,800 941-766-0637 BOATS-POWERED7330 24 AQUASPORT1998 CEN-TERCONSOLEW/ FIBERGLASST-TOP, 225HP JOHNSON, $16,900 RUNS& LOOKSGREAT! 941-505-8138 28 TOPAZ SPORTFISH Twin 305 Merc Inboards, Power Anchor, Low Hrs. VHF Radio, A/C In Cabin Power Head & Holding Tank. Solid Boat, Lift Kept 20 years. $10,300 941-473-9581 SAILBOATS 7331 28 IRWIN, 1972, No Motor, As Is, No Leaks. First $500. Must Go Fast. 941-429-8796 OUTBOARD/ MARINE ENGINES7334 2008 150HP HONDA Paint Issues Otherwise Runs Great! $4000 Firm 941-763-9547 ALPHA ONEOUTDRIVE w/SS Prop $450 941-6285192 ALPHA ONE Outdrive w/SS Prop $450 941-628-5192 BOATSTORAGE/ DOCKING7336 BOATDOCK, PUNTA GORDA, Deep water no bridges! $180 per month, up to 34Ft. 941-626-9652 MARINE SUPPLY & EQUIP.7338 KAYAK PADDLES (2) Fiber Glass shaft Cost new $139/ea $60/ea 941-423-2419 OB JACK Plate 5 adjustable. $239 941-626-7530 SS PROPELLER 13d X 17P, as new. $259 941-626-7530 CANOES/ KAYAKS7339 17 MADRIVER CANOE Royal-X Construction, Teak Trim. $500 561-818-4443 8 FOLDING BOAT PORTABOTE with oars. See Portabote website for specs. $650 941-627-2754 TRAILER & ACCESSORIES7341 2014 TRIPLECROWN TRAILER 6x16 $1900 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2014 TRIPLECROWN TRAILER 7x16 Car Hauler 941-916-9222 Dlr. 2015 STEALTH V-NOSE Enclosed 6 x 12, Drop Tailgate, 1 Side Door, White $3800 cash 920-464-0957 BOATTRAILER Must sell $100 941-426-8522 SPORTUTILITY/ VEHICLES7305 2011 CADILLA SRX 29,034 Miles! $21,925. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2011 CADILLAC ESCALADE Only 27,446 Miles! $41,984. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2011 FORD EXPLORER, 25,852 Miles! $26,984. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2012 JEEP OVERLAND47K MI, 1 OWNER, EXCOND. $32,500 413-237-2633 2014 CHEVY CAPTIVA SPORT Only 6,436 Miles! $18,870. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2014 CHEVY TRAVERSE Only 8 Miles!! $25,365. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2014 CHEVY TRAVERSE, Only 9,244 Miles! $26,599. 863-494-3838 Dlr. BOATS-POWERED7330 13 SEISTA SKIFF-2014 9.9 Yam, trl, tabs, top $3,700 865-566-2258 16 95 GRADY WHITE SAILFISH, 75HP Yamaha, Alum. Trailer. $5,000.941-830-3138 16 BASS TRACKER 1987 45 hp Motor. 80# Trolling Motor. $2,500 941-764-6118 18 KEY LARGO (2002) CC, BIMINI, LIVEWELL, DEPTH FINDER, 90HPYAMAHA, TRAIL-ER. ALLINGOODCOND. $6,900 941-505-1514 20 PALM BEACH POONTON, 60 HP Evinrude Motor, Fully Equipped, Trailer. Well Maintained! Asking $7,000. sold sold sold 205 2002 SEA-DOO UTOPIA JETBOAT, 240HP, Galv. Trailer, Bimini, Cover, Radio, DF, Seats 8. Excellent Condition! $10,000. obo 941743-8408/204-8618 21 ACTION CRAFT(2001) Special Edition 2020 Approx. 120/hrs. 225HP Fuel injected Mercury, Like new Cond. $21,000 941-916-9087 21 STARDECK Deckboat & Trailer. 150 merc. New interior/gauges. Racing paint. $13,000 941-627-2754 AUTO PARTS/ ACCESSORIES7270 92 TOYOTA Camry Doors, $150 941-676-2019 LEBRA $35 941-676-2019 RADIATOR TOYOTA CAMRY $20 941-676-2019 TIRE 245/45/20 Brand New. Falken. $95 941-204-3274 TIRESNew take offs starting @ $39.95 Installed & Balanced Call for Inventory 941-639-5681 TRANSM, & MOTOR FORD 400 cu in $400 941-474-4959 VANS7290 1999 DODGECUSTOM Van Low Miles! Good Condition! $4,500. Neg. 941-929-5850 2003 DODGE CONV. VAN, Low Miles! Fully Loaded! $4,988. 941-787-3044, Dlr 2010 DODGE Grand Caravan WHEELCHAIR van, 10 lowered floor & ramp. 941-870-4325 TRUCKS/ PICK-UPS7300 1997 FORD F-150, EXCELLENTCONDITION! $3500 TONY941-628-8975 2003 FORD F-350 14Box Truck, 106k mi., $10,500 941-628-1124 2007 CHEVY COLORADO Crew Cab, 4WD, Ex. Cond! 86K Mi. 941-716-4620 $12K 2011 CHEVY SILVERADO 1500, 41,040 Mi! $25,599. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2012 CHEVY AVALANCHE, Only 5,338 Miles! $31,984. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2013 CHEVY SILVERADO Only 9,326 Miles! $19,449. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2014 CHEVY SILVERADO 1500, Crew Cab $25,984. 863-494-3838 Dlr. A A P P P P L L Y Y N N O O W WDONTWAIT. DRIVETODAYGUARANTEEDCREDIT APPROVAL941-473-2277www.pctcars2.com SPORTUTILITY/ VEHICLES7305 1999 CHEVROLET BLAZER 107,800 mi, Excel. Condition! New Tires, Leather Interior, 4WD. 1 Owner. All Power. $3,900. 616-836-2965 2000 MERC MOUNTAINEER 4 dr, auto, v6, full pwr, 96K Clean $2,500 941-624-0334 2008 CHEVY HHR, Only 28,773 Miles! $9,984. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2011 BUICK LACROSSE 33,800 Miles! $16,240. 863-494-3838 Dlr. 2011 BUICK LACROSSE, 41,480 Miles! $15,984. 863-494-3838 Dlr. MISC. IMPORTS7240 2011 PORCHE CAYENNE TURBO 43K MI $59,988 855-280-4707 DLR ANTIQUES/ COLLECTIBLES7250 1974 MG MGB 60,000 mi, Daily driver new brakes stereo CD, $6,500 941-258-4771 1985 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO, Great condition. Must see., $5,500 941-6298391 GULF COVE PARK 3RD ANNUALOKTOBERFEST AND CLASSIC CAR SHOW Saturday October 18th 10AM-2PM. 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